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Louisville Hoops Posts Perfect APR Score

Photo: Pete CautilliLast week we learned that the Louisville football team posted their highest GPA in program history. This week, it’s the basketball squad that is receiving academic accolades. UofL sent out a press release earlier this afternoon stating that the basketball program is one of four athletic programs to receive perfect APR scores for the spring semester. Per the...
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: James Burgess Jr. Is A Bad Man

Despite losing a handful of guys to the NFL, Louisville defensive coordinator Todd Grantham is expected to have another solid defensive unit in 2015. Grantham returns a ton of talent in the front seven. One of the top returners is senior linebacker James Burgess. The Miami native has been a big time contributor to the Louisville defense since he arrived on campus in 2012. Burgess...
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pitino Offers Scholarship To Maverick Rowan’s AAU Teammate

Photo: HoopSeen the world of college basketball, recruiting is a 365-day-a-year job. Coaches across the country are constantly keeping tabs on the top prospects, but it’s late spring/early summer that they start extending scholarship offers. Rick Pitino and his staff have extended plenty of scholarship offers over the past few weeks. Jonathan Isaac, a 6-foot-9 forward from Hollywood...
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Four Star Scorer Markelle Fultz Visited Louisville On Sunday

Photo: Sporting NewsFive star swing-man V.J. King wasn’t the only big time recruit who made a visit to Louisville over the weekend. Markelle Fultz, a 6-foot-4, 170-pound shooting guard out of Dematha Catholic High School in Baltimore, MD., took an unofficial visit to Louisville on Sunday afternoon. This is Fultz second unofficial visit to Louisville after picking up a scholarship...
Via The Cardinal Connect
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Montrez Harrell & Trey Lyles Do Hot Yoga Together….

I’d say it’s pretty known that when it comes to the Louisville – Kentucky rivalry, the fans take things far more seriously than the players. We’ve seen former Louisville & Kentucky football and basketball players become friends and sometimes even teammates once they leave college. Two years ago, it was former Cardinal Gorgui Dieng and former Wildcat Nerlens Noel that...
Via The Cardinal Connect
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino Says Louisville’s 2015-16 Schedule Might Put Him “In (His) Grave”

With the release of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge games, Louisville’s 2015-16 men’s basketball schedule is nearly all set. And it’s going to be a pretty-tough one.  The Cardinals, who will play at Michigan State in the challenge, have a non-conference road game at Kentucky. In the ACC, Louisville will play Duke twice, Virginia twice, North Carolina, Syracuse, Notre Dame and North...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville commit Donovan Mitchell throws down windmill

Some of the top basketball recruits in the nation have been putting their dunking skills on full display today. After video UNLV Rebels commit Derrick Jones elevating from the free throw line to throw down a nasty windmill dunk, Louisville Cardinals commit Donovan Mitchell has joined in the fun. Mitchell shared a video that shows the recruit throwing up a three pointer. The ball...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Cardinals celebrate Mother’s Day with unis

The Louisville Cardinals baseball team is one of many that is celebrating Mother’s Day with some special uniforms. On Sunday, the Cardinals unveiled their uniforms — which feature pink text and a pink logo — for this afternoon’s game against the No. 7-ranked Florida State Seminoles. Check them out below. Happy Mother's Day from Louisville Baseball! The Cardinals are wearing...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Louisville Commit Dunks Ball Off Made 3-Point Shot…Before it Hits Ground

We’ve seen some dynamic displays of athleticism over the past few years, but Louisville commit Donovan Mitchell may have just topped them all. The four-star guard from Brewster Academy in New Hampshire has been working to perfect an unbelievable dunk, per Howie Lindsey of CardinalSports.com, and he achieved perfection during a recent session in the gym: pic.twitter.com/AtOOFed2vR...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Has Reportedly Offered A Scholarship To A 7th Grade QB

For better or worse, the college football recruiting cycle is starting earlier and earlier every year. Earlier this year, Rivals added two sixth grade players to its recruiting database. Now, Louisville has reportedly extended an offer to seventh grade quarterback Tee Webb according to his Twitter account. Pumped! Just got my 1st D-1 offer 4 FOOTBALL from the Louisville Cardinals...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville TE Gerald Christian Was Mr. Irrelevant Of The 2015 NFL Draft

Christian caught 10 touchdowns in his college career Each year, the final player selected in the NFL Draft is given the title of “Mr. Irrelevant.” It may sound like a slap in the face, but the nickname was created all in good fun and many players who receive the designation wear it with pride. This year’s Mr. Irrelevant was Louisville tight end Gerald Christian. A one-time...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater calling ‘Riders Up’ at Kentucky Derby

Former Louisville Cardinals star and current Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will be in attendance for the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby. However, when Bridgewater is at Churchill Downs, he will be doing more than simply enjoying the race. As it turns out, Teddy Bridgewater will have the honor of calling “riders up” prior to the official post time of 6...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Jones Will Not Be Indicted On Rape Charges

A grand jury has decided that Louisville Cardinals guard Chris Jones and friends Tyvon Walker and Jalen Tilford will not be indicted on rape and sodomy charges, according to Andrew Wolfson of the Courier-Journal. Jones plead not guilty to the charges back in February. Shortly beforehand, he was kicked off the team. Jones was also suspended from the team earlier in February for...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Epic Collision at First Base During Louisville-Cincinnati Game Sends Players Flying

When you think of epic hits in a baseball you picture a home run crashing in to someone's windshield in the parking lot, but that was not the case during a recent game between the Louisville Cardinals and Cincinnati Bearcats. Louisville's Devin Hairston was trying to leg out a bunt he had laid down. Cincinnati infielder Kyle Mottice was just trying to cover the bag. The two met...
Via FatManWriting
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: You can buy a Louisville tailgate bus for $3,000

Are you a Louisville Cardinals fan? Do you like to tailgate? Well, if you answered yes to both of those questions then there is a Craigslist ad on the internet you will want to direct your attention to. For $3,000, you can purchase an old 1983 Chevy school bus that will steal the show at any of your local tailgates — just make sure you know how to drive a vehicle that has manual...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Louisville Beat Wake Forest With Walk-Off Steal of Home Plate

The No. 3 Louisville Cardinals are one of the best college baseball teams in the nation, and they proved that Saturday night with a come-from-behind win over the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. It could not have come in a more dramatic fashion either. With the game tied 5-5 in the bottom of the ninth Sophomore Corey Ray was on third base.He took off for home and beat the throw with a...
Via FatManWriting
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell, Terry Rozier Comment On NBA Draft Decisions

Louisville’s men’s basketball team’s season came to an end this afternoon, as the Cardinals fell to Michigan State in the Elite Eight, 76-70.  Soon, it will be decision time for two of Rick Pitino’s underclassmen, junior forward Montrezl Harrell and sophomore guard Terry Rozier. Will they return to Louisville for another season or leave for the NBA?  It is widely assumed...
Via College Spun
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Released A Hype Video After Its First Spring Football Practice

The Louisville Cardinals survived their first season of the post-Teddy Bridgewater era, putting together nine wins and a Belk Bowl berth in 2014. In 2015, they’ll be looking to take the next step and become a national title contender. Tuesday, which marked the first day of spring practice, the Cards got back to work. The school’s YouTube account, Ville Films, has released a two...
Via College Spun
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Cardinals 2015 Spring Football Preview

Louisville’s first season in the ACC was a successful one. The Cardinals finished 9-4, with two of their losses coming by six points or less....
Via Athlon Sports
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Louisville puts away UNI with this Rozier to Harrell alley-oop

Northern Iowa gave Louisville a run for their money in this game but Louisville’s athleticism was just too much for the Panthers. Terry Rozier connected with Montrezl Harrell on this late alley-oop that included a foul and that dunk basically broke UNI’s back…. Louisville with a big time alley-oop and the foul! #marchmadness https://t.co/XAjYDFnnin — The Student Section...
Via The Student Section
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino on Louisville: We’re not a great team this year

Rick Pitino was proud of his team for beating UC Irvine on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament despite a scare, but he’s not delusional about his squad’s abilities. After the Cardinals squeezed out a 57-55 win that came down to the final seconds, Pitino was interviewed by TBS and acknowledged that...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

An Uncomfortable Conversation: The Mess At Louisville Involving Rick Pitino and Chris Jones

The reason for the dismissal of Chris Jones from the Louisville basketball program is now public, and it isn’t very pretty. According to multiple reports, Jones — who had some issues in the past — texted threats to a woman because she messed up his room. Because of this incident, Jones was dismissed from the program and his former coach, Rick Pitino, told the press that it...
Via The Student Section
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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