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DeVante Parker & Eli Rogers Tabbed As The Best Receiving Duo In The ACC

Photo: Mitchell Leff |Getty Images The Louisville football team returns plenty of depth at multiple positions from last season’s offense, but we’d be foolish not to acknowledge the wide receivers as the deepest of them all. While there are a handful of very talented wide-out’s, the two most experienced are seniors DeVante Parker & Eli Rogers. Both have been impact performers...
Via The Cardinal Connect
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Football’s Black Helmets Have Arrived & They’re Awesome

When the Louisville football team kicks off their season against Miami on Sept. 1, they’ll be wearing black uniforms for the first time in five years. It was pretty much assumed that Louisville would have a “blackout” for the season opener as Petrino takes the sidelines for his second stint as the head coach. Petrino himself confirmed the news earlier this month at the ACC...
Via The Cardinal Connect
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Unranked In The 2014 Preseason Coaches Poll

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect The 2014 College Football Preseason Poll was released on Thursday afternoon. I don’t consider it much of a surprise, but Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals were not featured in the top 25. It’s not that I don’t think this team is worthy of a top 25 vote, however most national projections show Louisville right outside of the top 25...
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Four Star Guard Donovan Mitchell Will Visit Louisville Next Week

Photo | 247 Sports When referring to the top targets for Rick Pitino and his staff in the 2015 class, Donovan Mitchell isn’t a name you’ve been hearing for very long. But the New York City native has had a sensational summer and the Louisville staff took notice. Heading into the July open contact periods it appeared that the staff had identified which prospects they would heavily...
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Louisville's Akoy Agau Having Surgery Tuesday Morning

Akoy Agau kicked off the average U of L fan's Tuesday with a bit of a punch in the gut when he posted the following picture on Instagram: As Agau mentions in the description, he is in Philadelphia, where word is that he is having surgery performed at Hahnemann University Hospital. The hospital is the same place where Taquan Dean went to have sports hernia surgery for "...
Via SCACC Hoops
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Akoy Agau Is Out Six Weeks For Sports Hernia Surgery

Jamie Rhodes | USA Today Sports Louisville sophomore forward Akoy Agau will undergo sports hernia surgery on Tuesday morning in Philadelphia, PA. Agua posted a photo of himself in a hospital bed earlier today via his Instagram account. “Out in Philly about to go under the knife. About to get fixed up, then waking up and getting a huge Philly cheesesteak.” Rick Pitino confirmed...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Blakeney trims list; Kentucky vs Louisville battle brewing

2015 5-star shooting guard Antonio Blakeney cut his list to seven schools Monday. Making the cut were the Kentucky Wildcats and Louisville Cardinals, as well as Florida State, Oregon, USC, Missouri and LSU. My final 7 : FSU, Louisville , Mizzou, Kentucky , Oregon , LSU and USC . No order . Thanks to all […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell Shatters Backboard At A Summer League Game

Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell could have easily left for the NBA after his sophomore season. The 6-foot-8 forward, who averaged 14 ppg and 8 rebounds last season, showed he has quite a bit of power during a summer league game. Louisville's Montrezl Harrell breaks a backboard during a summer league game at woodward high school. pic.twitter.com/kVjjwEIljQ […] The post Louisville’s...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell Shatters Backboard Once Again (Photo)

One time wasn’t enough for Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell. Harrell finished his sophomore season with the Cardinals with 98 dunks, which was a single-season school record. The powerful 6-foot-8 forward continued his torrid pace into the offseason when he broke a backboard while playing 1-on-1 against Milwaukee Bucks center John Henson. Harrell was at it again on Sunday,...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Louisville's Montrezl Harrell shatters backboard with mighty dunk

 Montrezl Harrell continues to terrorize backboards.After setting a new school record for most dunks in a single season, the Louisville Cardinals junior has been tugging on rims in summer league this offseason, resulting in the second backboard he has broken on Sunday.At 6-foot-9 and 235 pounds, Harrell is widely regarded as one of the most athletic and expolosive big guys in college...
Via Bush League Chronicle
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell breaks his second backboard of the summer

This winter the Louisville Cardinals will begin their first season as a member of the ACC, and it certainly helps the transition for Rick Pitino’s program that power forward Montrezl Harrell decided to return for his junior season. Last year Harrell helped lead the Cardinals to 31 wins (the Cardinals also won a share of the American Athletic Conference regular season title and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino vs. Pitino series looming? 'Not really'

A tweet from ESPN's Jeff Goodman on Tuesday night said that Rick Pitino's University of Louisville was planning a future home-and-home basketball series with his son Richard's program at the University of Minnesota. But Rick Pitino, asked on Wednesday if he and his son were having such discussions, said, "Not really." The teams do meet in the season opener...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Maker’s Mark Will Produce A Special Bourbon Bottle For Louisville AD Tom Jurich

Maker’s Mark has made special limited-edition bottles of bourbon for two people within Louisville’s athletics department: head basketball coach Rick Pitino, and former head football coach Charlie Strong. Now, Maker’s Mark has decided to add another person to its line of special Louisville bottles in Director of Athletics Tom Jurich. Jurich bottle pic.twitter.com/sdbHFAN1s4...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

University of Louisville no brainer for Ray Spalding

Home grown talent is always the best possible situation, local players having extra incentive to win. Ray Spalding ended the speculation Sunday, letting everybody know he has committed to pursue his college career at the University of Louisville. He’s the second four-star basketball player from the community to commit to Hometown U in the past two years. Spalding a 6-f00t-9, 200...
Via Louisville Card Game
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino on Chris Jones: As good a guard as I've coached

Rick Pitino has coached some pretty good guards during his nearly 40-year career in college basketball.  Recently at Louisville, there was Russ Smith, the two-time All-American, and Peyton Siva, the point guard who led the Cardinals to a national championship in 2013. He had a host of talented players at Kentucky, too, the school with which he won it all in 1998.  A player currently...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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