adidas Extends Partnership With Louisville Cardinals

University of Louisville Athletics and Adidas have extended their partnership for five years through 2018-19, positioning the Cardinals among the top five nationally in footwear and apparel rights among all brands. A partner with Adidas since 1998, the new agreement supplants the final year of the current deal which was to run through 2015. The new deal includes four years through...
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Louisville’s $40 Million Adidas Mega Deal Placed Near Top of Apparel Deals

Photo | Adidas The Louisville Cardinals have signed a five-year and $40 million deal to extend their 16 year relationship with adidas. According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy the deal places them among the top five for all college apparel deals. The deal ranks them just below Notre Dame’s ($9 million per year from Under Armor) and Michigan’s ($8.5 Million per year from adidas) massive...
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Rick Pitino’s Front Court Should Be Vastly Improved Next Season

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect Louisville’s incoming recruiting class features more giants than some beanstalk themed children’s stories.  A minute’s battle could be just beyond the horizon for the Louisville Cardinals.  Mangok Mathiang and Montrezl Harrell return as your incumbent big men.  The back-up low post positions are gaping holes, and we only have these freshmen...
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Three Cardinal Signees Have Arrived In Louisville For The Annual Derby Festival Basketball Classic

Three of the six future Louisville Cardinals have arrived in town for this week’s annual Kentucky Derby Festival Classic. Jaylen Johnson and Chinanu Onuaku landed in Louisville earlier today while Derby City native Quentin Sndier didn’t need to travel. Recruiting chairman Mike Gandolfo Tweeted this picture of Snider and Onuaku earlier this afternoon. All 3 future Cardinals are...
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Terry Rozier Destined For Stardom

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect I can only speak for myself, but I honestly don’t remember a true freshman in the last ten years that Louisville fans have been more excited about than Terry Rozier. The Cleveland native’s unique path to Louisville made him an early fan favorite, but it’s not just his love and dedication to the Louisville basketball program that attracts...
Via The Cardinal Connect
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Report: Rick Pitino Will See Five Star Guard Isaiah Briscoe This Week

Kelly Kline | Under Armour With the 2013-14 college basketball season complete and spring football practice recently concluding, you know that that means. It’s recruiting season. College football and basketball staffs around the country will spend the later spring/summer months evaluating talent and extending scholarship offers. It didn’t take Rick Pitino very long to do just...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Montrezl Harrell likes red, will stay at Louisville

Forgive University of Louisville basketball fans if they seem to be more than a little giddy today. Montrezl Harrell isn’t going anywhere, at least not for another year. The player UofL could least afford to lose, the one who took giant steps during his freshman year, the one who could be a dominant force in college basketball next season. The one who set the all-time season record...
Via Louisville Card Game
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Big Surprise: Louisville Sophomore Montrezl Harrell to Return to School

Been on my mind heavy but I love the feeling of being a Louisville cardinal an I will be wearing this for the next yr pic.twitter.com/xuOGr4nsc3 — Montrezl Harrell (@MONSTATREZZ) April 14, 2014 Louisville sophomore PF Montrezl Harrell is returning to school for his junior year. The man they call Monstatrezz, rightfully so, is a flat out beast; he averaged 14 PPG and 8.4 RPG this...
Via Diehardsport
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Montrezl Harrell Says He’s Returning To Louisville

Louisville power forward Montrezl Harrell was likely to be a top-2o pick in June’s NBA Draft.  Instead, Harrell has elected to chase another national title. Harrell announced via his Twitter page, that he was returning to Louisville for his junior season. Been on my mind heavy but I love the feeling of being a Louisville cardinal an I will be wearing this for the next yr pic.twitter...
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Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell will not enter the 2014 NBA Draft

Louisville sophomore Montrezl Harrell will return for another season of college basketball rather than enter the 2014 NBA Draft. "I love the feeling of being a Louisville Cardinal," Harrell tweeted Monday afternoon. "And I will be wearing this for next year." The attachment to that tweet was a picture of Harrell in a Louisville uniform. Harrell averaged 14...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Louisville's Montrezl Harrell says he'll be back

Perhaps no player in college basketball improved as much from his freshman season to his sophomore campaign as Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell. Harrell, who was largely a role player on UL’s 2013 title team, boosted his scoring average to 14 points per game and his rebounding average to over eight rebounds per contest this past season, becoming one of the biggest mismatches in...
Via College Spun
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Wayne Blackshear new gym rat, new team captain

Rick Pitino is determined to bring out the best in Wayne Blackshear, declaring that the sole returning senior will be the captain of the 2014-15 University of Louisville basketball team. That’s Pitino doing his motivational thing again, taking extraordinary measures to get into a young man’s head, adding the burden of leadership to a role player, calculating that Blackshear will...
Via Louisville Card Game
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Petrino ignites fireworks at Louisville spring game

James Quick scores quickly on a Will Gardner pass play covering 62 yards.  A game day feel to this year’s University of Louisville football spring game, the Green Lot already two-thirds full two hours before kickoff, many fans more than ready to tailgate again, hyped up, eager to experience Bobby Petrino-style football again. An estimated 27,500 of them showing up at Papa John’s...
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2014 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater

Teddy Bridgewater has the tools to succeed in the NFL, and still has a good amount of room to grow at the professional level after playing his college career for the Louisville Cardinals. Height: 6-foot-2 1/8 Weight: 214 poounds Hand Size: 9 1/4 College: Louisville Year: Junior Strengths: Teddy Bridgewater is an extremely accurate passer impressed with good ball placement, especially...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino not moving this offseason but has plenty of work to do

MINNEAPOLIS -- There may come a time in the next few months when Richard Pitino isn't sure what to do with himself. The Minnesota men's basketball coach has spent the past three summers packing up belongings, shaking hands and familiarizing himself with athletes he didn't recruit. It's a consequence of transcending the coaching ladder in such a rapid manner. "...
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