LOUISVILLE RUMORS & GOSSIP

V.J. King a probable return against North Carolina

Some good news on the Cardinals injury front. Louisville got some good news Monday on the injury front. Speaking on the ACC teleconference, head coach Rick Pitino said that freshman V.J. King should be back for Wednesday’s game against the Tar Heels after sitting out this past Saturday when the Cards hosted Virginia Tech. "It seems that way" that King will play at North Carolina...
Via Card Chronicle
16 hours ago

Louisville Climbs In Both Polls

After going 2-0 last week with wins over Syracuse and Virginia Tech, Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals have climbed in both polls. UofL was No. 8 in both polls last week and are up to No. 7 in the AP Poll and No. 6 in the Coaches Poll. AP TOP 25 1. Gonzaga 2. […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
19 hours 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
1 day 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
1 day ago

Highlights: Louisville Outlasts Virginia Tech In A Shootout

Check out the highlights from Louisville’s win over Virginia Tech, courtesy of the ACC Digital Network. Virginia Tech vs. Louisville: The Cardinals, led by Donovan Mitchell and his game-high 26 points, defeated the Hokies, 94-90. Seth Allen dropped 25 points for the Hokies, shooting 5-6 from 3 in the 2nd half. The Cards move to 10-4 […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 day ago

WATCH: Virginia Tech vs. Louisville Men's Basketball Highlights (2016-17)

Virginia Tech vs. Louisville: The Cardinals, led by Donovan Mitchell and his game-high 26 points, defeated the Hokies, 94-90. Seth Allen dropped 25 points for the Hokies, shooting 5-6 from 3 in the 2nd half. The Cards move to 10-4 in the ACC, while VT falls to 7-7.
Via ACC Digital Network
2 days ago

Mitchell early, Johnson late, Louisville edges Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech arriving in town with some major aspirations, after knocking off Virginia in its last game, wanting to add an exclamation mark against the University of Louisville. Fired up, driven, with the familiar site of Coach Buzz Williams all worked up on the sideline, shedding his jacket early, changing from suit and tie at half time for a moisture-resistant sweatshirt in the...
Via Louisville Card Game
2 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.

Louisville 94 – Virginia Tech 90: Cards Hold On Against Hot Shooting Hokies

Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals picked up their 22nd win of the season on Saturday afternoon with a 94-90 victory over Virginia Tech. The Cards are now 10-4 in the ACC and will travel to North Carolina on Wednesday with a chance to take over first place in the league. After looking at Virginia […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
2 days ago

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

V.J. King out for Virginia Tech game with thigh bruise

Rick Pitino announced during his Friday press conference that freshman forward V.J. King will miss Saturday's game against Virginia Tech because of a thigh bruise suffered in practice. He is expected to be back for next Wednesday's game at North Carolina. "Jay Henderson is going to step up for this game," Pitino said of how he plans to handle King's absence. "He hasn't played much...
Via Card Chronicle
3 days ago

Seven Louisville Cardinals Invited To NFL Draft Combine

The Louisville Cardinal football program will have major representation at the annual NFL Draft combine. A total of seven former Cardinals have been invited to the combine, which runs Feb. 28 through March 6. in Indianapolis. –LB/DE – Devonte Fields –Safety – Josh Harvey-Clemons –Tigth End – Cole Hikutini –Long Snapper – Colin Holba –Linebacker – […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
5 days ago

Louisville baseball on the road again to Omaha

Dan McDonnell doesn’t have to remind players of what the annual aspirations or the ultimate objective for University of Louisville baseball. They are in this order: Getting back to Omaha for the College World Series and winning a national championship. Reminders abound throughout baseball complex. The wall behind his desk is a super magnified photo of Ameritrade Stadium. The...
Via Louisville Card Game
5 days ago

WATCH: MBB: Rick Pitino Miami Postgame Press Conference

Rick Pitino speaks to the media following Louisville's 71-66 victory over Miami.

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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville storms back to top Miami, 71-66

Welcome back, Q. Louisville trailed by seven points at halftime and by as many as 14 in the first half, but stormed back to score a 71-66 win over visiting Miami Saturday afternoon. Quentin Snider returned to the court for the first time in nearly a month, and hit some of the game’s biggest shots down the stretch, including a deep three-pointer in the game’s final minutes to...
Via Card Chronicle
9 days ago

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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville releases its spring football schedule

The University of Louisville football team will begin its 2017 spring practices on March 21st. Practices will be primarily on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. There is one switch on the Friday practices, as the team will practice on the Thursday before the spring game, not the Friday before. The Cards are also slated to have two Saturday practices, April 1st and April 8th. This...
Via Card Chronicle
10 days ago

Weekly Louisville Women’s Hoops Notebook

It feels strange to call a matchup against #19 NC State last Thursday a must-win game for Louisville. The Cardinals are certainly in no danger of missing the tournament, sitting at 20-4 coming into the game, and 3rd place in the ACC. And a loss to a ranked team doesn’t do much to damage your […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
11 days ago

Rick Pitino accuser moved from prison to halfway house

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) A woman imprisoned for trying to extort money from University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino is now in a halfway house. Fifty-six-year-old Karen Cunagin Sypher was sentenced to seven years and three months in 2011 for lying to the FBI, retaliating against a witness and extortion for trying to force Pitino to give her money in exchange for her silence...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville suspends Adel, Mathiang for game at Virginia

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville has suspended senior center Mangok Mathiang and sophomore forward Deng Adel for Monday night's game at No. 9 Virginia, leaving the sixth-ranked Cardinals with just seven scholarship players for the key Atlantic Coast Conference matchup. The school says the two were suspended for violating team curfew on Saturday night. Coach Rick Pitino said in...
Via Associated Press
14 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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball Odds: Louisville Among ACC Favorites Vs. Clemson

The Louisville Cardinals will be looking to extend their straight-up win streak to four games when they host the Clemson Tigers on Thursday night as 7.5-point betting favorites at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Louisville, which is No. 12 on the AP Top 25 rankings, has won three straight to lift its overall record to 15-3 ahead of Thursday night’s Cardinals vs. Tigers...
Via NESN.com
January 19, 2017  |  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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