LOUISVILLE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Four Star Forward Malik Williams Has Louisville In Final Eight

Rick Pitino and his staff have had a very busy month of July on the recruiting trail. Due to the self imposed recruiting restrictions, Pitino and his staff were not on the road recruiting during the month of April. In the three open evaluation periods this month there are a handful of recruits from the […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

ACC Media Picks Louisville To Finish Third In ACC Atlantic Division

The Atlantic Coast Conference released the results from their annual Kickoff preseason media poll. As expected, Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals have been picked to finish third in the Atlantic Division, behind Clemson and Florida State. Clemson is the preseason favorite to win the league with 144-votes. Louisville received one vote to win the […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Louisville QB Lamar Jackson hits ‘The Carlton’

The Louisville Cardinals have found a pretty special quarterback in Lamar Jackson, who was a phenomenal player for the team during the 2015 season. It looks like he is also a pretty talented dancer and he showed that at Friday’s ACC Kickoff. Jackson was showing off one of the Cardinals’ play-call cards, which featured the “A-OK” emoji, the Superman symbol, Arnold from the...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Linebacker Dorian Etheridge Announces Commitment To Louisville

The standard Twitter commitment for a recruit usually involves a note briefly thanking people and announcing the decision, along with a picture or two of the player in his new jersey. Three-star linebacker Dorian Etheridge decided to give his new program—the Louisville Cardinals—a taste of what they’re getting on the field as well. He put together a Twitter video, featuring...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Football Tabbed As Top Breakout Team In The Country

With the Louisville Cardinals returning more starters than any team in the Atlantic Coast Conference, expectations are understandably high. Since Bobby Petrino took over the program for the second time, the Cardinals are on an upward trajectory that doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. CollegeFootballNews.com recently tabbed Louisville as the top breakout team […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins & Mahoni Tabbed As “Wildcard Players” For Louisville Football

With the 2016 college football season just a couple of months away, the folks at Athlon Sports have been cranking out the preseason content. On Monday they released their “Wildcard Players” for each team in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Louisville Cardinals Offense: Kiola Mahoni, Guard The skill positions look to be all set for this […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino responds to John Calipari’s seeming slight

Rick Pitino finally responded to what he felt was a slight from John Calipari aimed at him and his Louisville program. During a radio interview last week, Calipari said that most coaches should know about what’s going on with their players around campus. Many interpreted that as a commentary about Louisville, given that Pitino has said he had no idea of the sex scandal perpetuated...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Donovan Mitchell & Deng Adel – Potential Lottery Picks In 2017?

Chinanu Onuaku will likely be the only former Louisville Cardinal selected in this year’s draft. Damion Lee and Trey Lewis are long-shots in the second round, but will most likely end up joining a team for the NBA Summer League. As for next year’s draft, the Cards could have some serious representation. There are a […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisville president Ramsey offers to step down amid Cardinals mayhem

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin dropped two bombshells regarding the University of Louisville on Friday. Bevin announced that Louisville President Dr. James Ramsey has offered to step down from his position. On top of that, Bevin said he has fired all of the university’s board of trustees and will replace them with members he selects. The letter to Gov Bevin from #UofL Pres Jim...
Via The Comeback
June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisville baseball sets attendance mark during 2016 season

Post from: “I’m really proud of our fans. I was hoping we were give them one more day, one more game.” One more game may have gotten Dan McDonnell’s baseball team into its fourth College World Series. One more out, a couple more strikes, a few less balls. What could have been. The good news is the University of Louisville baseball team broke the 100,000 mark in attendance...
Via Louisville Card Game
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Deja vu for Zack Burdi and Louisville baseball

Post from: Probably the best University of Louisville baseball team since Dan McDonnell arrived in 2007. That’s saying a lot with three College World Series appearances behind him. Seven players batting over .300 in the starting lineup, four pitchers with nine wins or better, four with an earned run average of 2.54 or less. Three players drafted in the first round of the major...
Via Louisville Card Game
June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisville baseball faces once and future reality

Post from: Season on the brink. Never take anything for granted with this University of Louisville baseball team. Overconfidence will inevitably give way to subjection. Heady stuff, getting seven players drafted on the first two days of the Major League Baseball draft. Some team this Louisville baseball team, loaded with good hitters and pitchers, expected to go a long way. Even...
Via Louisville Card Game
June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisville baseball team will pay respects to Ali

Post from: The University of Louisville baseball team will have an opportunity to pay its respects to the late Muhammad Ali on Thursday, a day before his funeral on Friday. Especially appropriate for the UofL team to be involved in events surrounding the farewell to the three-time heavyweight champion because he was so close to the program. “As a program and as a team, we’re...
Via Louisville Card Game
June 08, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA baseball tournament 2016: Louisville clinches Super Regional berth

The Louisville Cardinals came into the 2016 NCAA baseball tournament as the No. 2 national seed. The team proved worth of that seed as they swept their region to advance to a fourth straight Super Regional. Louisville locked down the first berth in the tournament this year when they blew through the competition and met up with the Wright State Raiders Sunday afternoon. They powered...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Statements from Louisville’s Pitino, Petrino on passing of Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali may have been a man of the world, but The Champ always meant the most to his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. So after his passing at the age of 74 early Saturday morning, it’s no surprise that the Louisville community is taking every opportunity to honor the legend.  Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino and head football coach Bobby Petrino were no different...
Via College Spun
June 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisville baseball returns to friendly confines of Jim Patterson

Post from: Drew Harrington is human, unfortunately, giving up six hits and seven runs in one inning. Yes, that Drew Harrington, the Atlantic Coast Conference pitcher of the year. Coach Dan McDonnell leaving him on the mound, trusting Harrington to regain control, finally conceding after Virginia had batted around and scored seven runs … with no end in sight. A pitcher’s worst...
Via Louisville Card Game
May 28, 2016  |  Discuss

3-Star LB Tadarrius Patterson commits to Louisville

The Louisville Cardinals have picked up a defensive force, as three-star linebacker Tadarrius Patterson announced on Wednesday he will be joining the program as a member of the Class of 2017. Patterson made the announcement on his Twitter account. Feels good to be a card!!! — TD Patterson (@tadarrius_7) May 25, 2016 Patterson, a standout at George Washington Carver High School...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Pitino expects Chinanu Onuaku to remain in NBA Draft

Wednesday is the final day for players who have not hired agents to pull out of the NBA Draft and return to college. A few big names are still deciding, including Louisville big man Chinanu Onuaku. Head coach Rick Pitino does not seem confident that he’ll have the center back for next season. Rick Pitino said he expects Chinanu Onuaku to stay in the NBA draft. Nothing official...
Via College Spun
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Bengals sign kicker who never attempted a FG in college

Jon Brown has certainly taken a few detours on his way to trying to catch a spot on an NFL roster and is one of the more unique stories amongst players trying to make a roster this spring. He played wide receiver in high school but he stuck to his first love, soccer, at Kentucky before eventually transferring to Louisville. It was there he started to receive advice to maybe try...
Via The Comeback
May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisville reveals more self-imposed sanctions

Louisville just released a statement detailing more self-imposed sanctions in the wake of the sex scandal that led to the men's basketball team banning itself from postseason play this season. The Cardinals will lose one official visit each of the next two seasons and be docked a scholarship in 2017-18 and 2018-19. There will also be limitations to how long UL coaches can be on...
Via College Spun
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino defends Louisville as March Madness continues without Cardinals

Louisville and head coach Rick Pitino are accustomed to preparing for NCAA tournament games this time of year, but this year Pitino is busy defending his program in the public eye while it sits home watching from afar while serving a self-imposed one-year postseason ban as the NCAA continues to investigate the program. Appearing in an interview on ESPN’s Mike & Mike morning...
Via The Comeback
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Former recruits told NCAA about Louisville parties

Louisville’s recruiting scandal took another sharp turn Sunday morning when ESPN’s Outside the Lines reported that three former recruits confirmed Katina Powell’s claims to NCAA investigators back in October and November. Three former Louisville basketball recruits told NCAA investigators they attended stripper parties & had sex at them https://t.co/JKJSz5tT85 — John...
Via College Spun
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino considering whether he wants to return to Louisville

It’s clear that the Louisville sex scandal has taken a considerable toll on Rick Pitino. The Louisville head coach is so worn down that he apparently plans to consider whether he wants to return next season. Pitino told Yahoo! Sports’s Pat Forde that he anticipates returning, but will consider whether or not the University of Louisville is better off without him. “The probability...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pitt fans taunt Rick Pitino with fake dollar bills

The men's basketball program at Louisville has been under the microscope in recent months after allegations a member of the staff was accused of hiring escorts to dance for and have sex with players emerged. Not surprisingly, fans in opposing arenas have let the Cardinals hear it in regards to the allegations, and Wednesday was no different. Louisville was in Pittsburgh for a meeting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong involved in Louisville booster’s divorce case

University of Louisville trustee member Jonathan Blue is going through a divorce, and the former head coach of the Cardinals football team has found himself involved with the proceedings. WDRB reports that Blue’s attorney, Ann Oldfather, has asked a judge to compel Charlie Strong to testify in Blue’s divorce case with wife Tracy Blue. Blue’s lawyer has labeled Strong a ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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