LOUISVILLE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Louisville Signee Jordan Nwora Senior Season Highlights

Jordan Nwora, a 6-foot-8, 220-pound, forward from Buffalo, New York, is one of the four signees for Rick Pitino in the 2017 class. Nwora may be one signee from the 2017 class that fans know the least about. The Buffalo native is having a strong senior season at Vermont Academy. Nwora is a lights out […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
11 hours ago

South Oldham’s Jo Griffin to walk-on at Lousiville

Meet your newest Cardinal South Oldham standout Jo Griffin announced on Twitter Saturday morning that he has accepted a walk-on spot on the Louisville basketball team for next season. A 6’1 point guard, Griffin has over 1,200 points in his high school career, and led the Dragons to the 8th region title a year ago. He scored 32 points in a game against Eminence that was attended...
Via Card Chronicle
12 hours ago

WATCH: Rick Pitino Breaks Down the Syracuse 2-3 Zone

Louisville topped Syracuse on February 13 in overtime and the two teams meet again Sunday. Rick Pitino goes into the Xs and Os of basketball to describe the four keys to success against Jim Boeheim's patented 2-3 zone.
Via ACC Digital Network
1 day ago

Colin Holba | Louisville, Longsnapper

DraftSeason: How does one actually become a long snapper?Colin Holba: I started in 5th grade when we started punting. I had the strongest arm on the team so they asked if I could throw it upside down. DraftSeason: Which part of the upcoming NFL Combine are you most looking forward to?Colin Holba: Another chance to meet with all these teams. The Senior Bowl was a wild crazy experience...
Via DraftSeason
1 day ago

Durr, Hines-Allen provide one-two punch for Louisville over Virginia

Mariya had scored 23 points in a heated 86-81 overtime win over the Cavaliers in early January. Seemed indispensable at the time. Not to worry, some other Cardinals brought their A games on Thursday. Namely Asia Durr and Myisha Hines-Allen who led all scorers with 24 and 21 points, respectively. Louisville would put up its 24th win against only six losses before a crowd of 7,981...
Via Louisville Card Game
1 day ago

Louisville’s Loss To UNC Proves The Cards Have Flaws, But So Does Every Other Contender

It was tough to see Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals not rise to the occasion in Chapel Hill on Wednesday night. A win would’ve put the Cards in the drivers seat to win their first ever ACC regular season title. A loss to North Carolina on their home court isn’t anything to be ashamed […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
2 days ago

Roy Williams Shares Thoughts On Pitino, UNC Fan Incident

UNC basketball coach Roy Williams is speaking out on Wednesday night’s incident between Louisville head coach Rick Pitino and a Tar Heels fan. During halftime of last night’s game, Pitino got into a heated altercation with a UNC fan. Pitino was eventually restrained. Williams shared his thoughts on the incident and made it clear there is no place for that at the Dean E. Smith...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago

Video: Rick Pitino Reacts To Loss At North Carolina

Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals suffered their fifth loss in ACC play lost night at the hands of North Carolina. The Cards never really seemed to find a rhythm, but were down three at half and tied it up at 40 early in the second half. Unfortunately, North Carolina made a big run after […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
2 days ago

Rick Pitino calls heckling UNC fan ‘coward,’ says it was not a student

Rick Pitino had to be restrained from going after a North Carolina fan as he was heading into the tunnel at halftime Wednesday night, and the Louisville coach blasted the fan after the game. He also noted that the fan was not a UNC student.While he did not reveal exactly what it was that the fan said to him, Pitino said he has less patience for heckling fans who are not students...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tight free throw shooting not a good look for Louisville

Long day for the University of Louisville basketball team. Sitting around in a hotel all day long, waiting for a 9 p.m. tipoff. Not exactly ideal. Four of 13 free throw attempts? Not a good look team needing to rid itself of some nagging imperfections near the end of February.  Missing the first six free throws setting a negative tone for the evening, spreading to other parts of...
Via Louisville Card Game
2 days ago

WATCH: Louisville vs. North Carolina Men's Basketball Highlight's (2016-17)

Louisville vs. North Carolina: In a battle of ACC titans the No.8 Tar Heels proved superior at home cruising to a victory over the No.7 Cardinals, 74-63. Justin Jackson was dominant for Carolina with 21 points, hitting several shots from beyond the arc. Donovan Mitchell led the Cards with 21 points.
Via ACC Digital Network
2 days ago

UNC: fan ejected after exchange with Louisville's Pitino

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) A North Carolina team spokesman says a fan was ejected after a verbal exchange with Louisville coach Rick Pitino during Wednesday night's home game. UNC's Matt Bowers said the fan was ejected shortly after the incident, which occurred as Pitino was leaving the court for halftime. Video posted on Twitter showed an animated Pitino shouting toward the seats...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino restrained from going after North Carolina fan

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino had to be restrained from going after a North Carolina fan while heading into the tunnel at halftime of his team’s game in Chapel Hill on Wednesday.Pitino’s Cardinals entered halftime trailing the Tar Heels 33-30 in a close ACC game. It’s unclear what the fan said to enrage him, but Pitino was clearly fired up and had to be held back by some...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandan McKay takes care of business for Louisville in opener

Brandan McKay never gets excited, just an even keel type of guy, taking everything in stride, knowing baseball has lots of ups and downs from one day to the next.  No big deal with the bases loaded in the first inning. But not just another at bat this time. The Louisville slugger sending the first pitch high and deep over the centerfield fence, quickly getting UofL off to a 4-0...
Via Louisville Card Game
3 days ago

Al Greener brings repertoire to Louisville baseball

“If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands….” the lyrics go, and there was a lot of hand clapping Wednesday at Jim Patterson Stadium as the University of Louisville baseball team crushed Eastern Kentucky 19-3. With that tune and many others orchestrating the game, organist Al Greener pulled out all the stops (pun intended) as one after another batter tried to subdue...
Via Louisville Card Game
3 days ago

Louisville will wear throwback uniforms against Syracuse Sunday

As part of the festivities to honor the 1972 and 1982 Final Four teams, Louisville will be sporting throwback uniforms on Sunday when the Cardinals play host to Syracuse. I wish we did this more than once a year. Like, maybe every game.
Via Card Chronicle
4 days ago

Asia Durr for 28, Louisville women rip North Carolina

Always nice when the University of Louisville women’s basketball team coasts to a win over an Atlantic Coast Conference opponent.  Especially when the opponent is North Carolina and the score is 87-57. The UofL women would start slow and finish going away before a crowd of 9,739 fans at the KFC Yum! Center on Sunday.  A “Pink Out” day for cancer awareness, with UofL wearing...
Via Louisville Card Game
6 days ago

Louisville basketball getting its I and Q in order

The Louisville Men’s Basketball team has essentially hit the home stretch of its barbaric regular season schedule. With less than a handful of games left to play in league action, the Cards have positioned themselves quite nicely for an unofficial ACC regular season title as they now control their own destiny. More importantly, UofL looks to be gearing up for a late post season...
Via Card Chronicle
6 days ago

WATCH: MBB: Rick Pitino Virginia Tech Postgame Press Conference

Head coach Rick Pitino speaks to the media following Louisville's 94-90 victory over Virginia Tech.

No. 8 Louisville enduring another bout of injuries

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville is making a run at the Atlantic Coast Conference title despite its recent rash of injuries and suspensions. The No. 8 Cardinals had just seven scholarship players during a loss at No. 14 Virginia 11 days ago and enter this weekend with guard Tony Hicks (hand) and forward V.J. King (thigh) sidelined. Having hoped to be at full strength by now, coach...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami unable to withstand late rally in loss to Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Quentin Snider returned from an injury to score 13 points, including a big 3-pointer with 41 seconds remaining, and Deng Adel and Donovan Mitchell added 18 points each as No. 4 Louisville rallied past Miami 71-66 on Saturday. The Cardinals (20-5, 8-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) had to fight back from a 14-point first-half deficit and finally drew even on Mitchell...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals guard Snider returning vs. Miami after hip injury

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville coach Rick Pitino says junior point guard Quentin Snider will play Saturday against Miami after a six-game absence because of a hip injury. The No. 4 Cardinals' assists leader and second-leading scorer was expected to miss 2 to 3 weeks after being injured in a Jan. 14 win over Duke. Snider's recovery instead lasted longer and he just returned to...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Louisville coach met with Wake Forest mole night before game

Information obtained in an open records request strongly indicates that Louisville co-offensive coordinator Lonnie Galloway met with the Wake Forest mole the night before the game between the schools and had a lengthy phone conversation with him during the week.CBS Sports obtained text message and phone records in an open records request from Louisville that strongly indicate former...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Grayson Allen slapped after getting tangled with Donovan Mitchell

Grayson Allen was in the middle of another incident with an opposing player, although this time he appeared to be a victim. The Duke junior guard got tangled with Louisville’s Donovan Mitchell during Saturday’s game between the two programs. Allen was lightly slapped in the face by Mitchell after they went to the ground: GIF: Grayson Allen grabs a Louisville player's arm...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Lamar Jackson appears to respond to critic

Louisville Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson pulled in the Heisman Trophy and looks like a surefire NFL starter, yet some have already gone out of their way to blast his chances at the pro level. Jackson, a sophomore, has some time before he actually heads to the pros. That didn’t stop an ACC coach from bashing him during an interview with Sports Illustrated‘s Pete Thamel...
Via The Sports Daily
January 12, 2017  |  Discuss
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