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LOUISVILLE RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Louisville Staff Will Have An In-Home Visit With Perry Dozier Next Week

Photo: Kelly Kline – adidas Very shorty after five star shooting guard Antonio Blakeney decided to reopen his recruiting, Rick Pitino and the Louisville staff decided to shift their attention to someone else. That someone else happens to be four star combo guard Perry Dozier. The 6-foot-6 Columbia, S.C., native had been on Louisville’s radar throughout the spring and summer,...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Defensive Coordinator Todd Grantham Surpassing Expectations

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect When the news broke that Todd Grantham would be joining Louisville’s coaching staff and Georgia fans did everything short of helping coach Grantham pack his belongings into trucks. Georgia was finished with Todd Grantham’s act merely two years after four of his defensive starters were taken in the first three rounds of the NFL draft. ...
Via The Cardinal Connect
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

The High School Recruit Who Committed to ... Nike?

When a high school recruit reneges on his college commitment, he’s often cut some slack. After all, he’s just a teenager. How can he be sure where he wants to spend the next year (or four)? That’s what happened with Antonio Blakeney when he decided to withdraw his commitment to Louisville. I’d be inclined to give him the benefit of the doubt; maybe he just realized that he...
Via The Sports Post
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Louisville Will No Longer Recruit Antonio Blakeney

Photo | Kelly Kline Shortly after announcing that he had decided to reopen his recruiting, five star shooting guard Antonio Blakeney made it clear that despite his de-commitment from Louisville, he was still very high on the Cardinal program. Unfortunately for Blakeney, it doesn’t appear that the feeling is mutual. Jody Demling of Cardinal Authority was the first to report that...
Via The Cardinal Connect
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Pitino & His Staff Shift Their Attention To Perry Dozier?

Photo: Kelly Kline – Under Armour With Antonio Blakeney’s recent decision to reopen his recruiting, the question now is what will be the next move for Rick Pitino and his staff. Prior to Blakeney’s commitment, it was pretty much assumed that Louisville was finished with the 2015 class. Although Blakeney says he’s still considering Louisville and is very high on the Cardinal...
Via The Cardinal Connect
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blakeney turns from Louisville, looks to NIKE schools

Antonio Blakeney Ten days ago Antonio Blakeney, one of the top guards in the 2015 recruiting class, tweeted that he was going to play college basketball at the University of Louisville. Proclaiming to the world that all his hard work had paid off with an offer to great school, telling Coach Rick Pitino he was on his way. “I knew I wanted to commit to Louisville two or three months...
Via Louisville Card Game
3 days ago  |  Discuss

5-Star SG Antonio Blakeney Decommits from Louisville Cardinals

Louisville’s No. 1 ranked recruiting class took a big hit on Monday as five-star shooting guard Antonio Blakeney announced that he was re-opening his recruitment – just 11 days after he originally committed to the Cardinals. I am still really considering louisville heavily I like everything about there program , coaches and fans !! — First 48 (@blakeney96) September 16, 2014...
Via Kentucky Recruits
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Blakeney Has Decommitted From Louisville

Photo: JD Coffey The Louisville Cardinal fan base hasn’t had much to cheer about within the past 48 hours. Just two days after the first football loss of the season, we’ve learned some unfortunate news regarding the basketball program. ESPN national recruiting analyst Reggie Rankin was the first to report that five star shooting guard Antonio Blakeney has informed the Louisville...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Mauldin over loss quickly, not concerned, wants to move on

Bobby Petrino doesn’t have to look far for leadership on defense. Although Lorenzo Mauldin claims he’s not a verbal leader but he’s obviously the one that gets his teammates fired up — whether it be in the pre-game huddles where he’s yelling and dancing around or during games when he’s aggressively attacking the quarterback. Mauldin said he put the Virginia loss behind...
Via Louisville Card Game
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville, Virginia Get Into Mini-Brawl At End Of First Half (Video)

The Louisville Cardinals and Virginia Cavaliers don’t exactly have the rivalry that USC and UCLA or Ohio State and Michigan do. However, the two ACC teams almost broke out into a full-on brawl at the end of the first half during their game Saturday afternoon. As time expired, players convened and started pushing and shoving each other before being separated by the officials. ...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Sends 2015 Prospect Forbes Recruiting Pitch

The Louisville Cardinals sent 2015 prospect Josh Wariboko a Forbes recruiting pitch.
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Slim pickings at SG after Antonio Blakeney picks Louisville Cardinals; No Worries

2015 5-star shooting guard Antonio Blakeney was considering the the Kentucky Wildcats, but on Thursday night, he committed to Pick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals. “I was very comfortable with the coaching staff, and I know coach [Rick] Pitino will push me to reach my full potential. I also feel that I am stepping into a […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Blakeney puts Louisville basketball’s recruiting class over the top

Rick Pitino is having a great year on the recruiting trail, winning one battle after another. His latest prize is Antonio Blakeney, a five-star 6-foot-4, 180-pound shooting guard from Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Blakeney may be the crown jewel in a 2015 recruiting class that is currently considered the best in the country, joining three four-star performers in point guard Donovan Mitchell...
Via Louisville Card Game
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Louisville Basketball Player Chane Behanan Says Teddy Bridgewater “Influenced Him To Pursue His Dreams”

Former Louisville basketball player Chane Behanan has had a tumultuous time since being dismissed from the program last December. He was set to transfer to Colorado State, but instead took a shot at the NBA draft, and went undrafted. However, as anyone that follows his Twitter or Instagram accounts can tell you, Behanan still has faith that he will carve out a basketball career,...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Louisville RB Michael Dyer Is Looking Incredibly Jacked On Picture Day

It’s picture day for the Louisville football program.  The Cardinals, unranked in the preseason Coaches Poll, are taking their team photo on the field at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.  Senior running back Michael Dyer has won the award for the most intimidating looking player on the roster.  BREAKING NEWS! Michael Dyer is even more jacked than he was last year. Good god....
Via College Spun
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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