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Five Former Cardinals Listed In’s Top 140 Draft Prospects

Photo: Getty ImagesIt’s hard to believe that the NFL Draft is just days away. this year’s draft is expected to be loaded with former Louisville Cardinals. DeVante Parker is the only player likely to be taken in the first round, but multiple former Cards will likely hear their name called throughout the entire draft. Gil Brandt of recently published his “Hot 100 + 40...
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 hour 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino: Without Lee & Lewis, We’d Be In Rebuilding Mode

Photos: Getty ImagesLouisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino has been a very busy man in recent weeks. Pitino and his staff have been working tirelessly on the recruiting trail, however not the typical trail that they’re used to. Over the past few weeks, the Louisville staff has been observing the graduate transfer market. The first two players that Pitino targeted were Cleveland...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Official; Ralph Willard Will Rejoin Rick Pitino’s Staff

Photo: Associated PressNews broke last week that Louisville assistant Wyking Jones was expected to leave and accept the same position on Cuonzo Martin’s staff at California. Former Louisville assistant Ralph Willard was rumored for fill the void in Rick Pitino’s staff. Prior to Thursday morning’s press conference, UofL officially confirmed that Willard will in fact join the...
Via The Cardinal Connect
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Gardner Expected To Start Throwing By Mid-June

Photo: Pete CautilliThe ACC conducted an league wide conference call on Wednesday afternoon and allowed each coach to recap spring football. As usual, we didn’t get a whole lot out of Bobby Petrino, but he did provide an update on quarterback Will Gardner. “He (Gardner) said yesterday it (knee) feels better than it ever has,” Petrino said. “It’s his third surgery, obviously...
Via The Cardinal Connect
4 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy This Very Red Louisville Cardinals Tailgate Bus — $3,000

Rick Pitino is a stellar 368-126 in his career as the head coach of the Louisville Cardinals. I’d say that’s enough proof for Louisville fans to green light an investment in a tailgate vehicle. Chances are you won’t regret the decision when you’re riding around to Final Fours every March. Currently on sale on Craigslist is an absolute showstopper bus. It’s obnoxiously...
Via Busted Coverage
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Steals Home, Walks Off Against Wake Forest

  Playing against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, Louisville won the game in, quite possibly, the most unique way possible: stealing home. The hero of the moment was outfielder Corey Ray, who initially reached base on an intentional walk before advancing via a single and then a wild pitch, setting him up for the epic swipe. Thanks to a phenomenal jump and perfectly timed head-first...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Football Has Plenty Of Options At The Tight End Position

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY SportsAfter marinating on the return of Louisville Head Coach Bobby Petrino many began to evaluate the differences with him at the helm versus the previous regime. One of the obvious was the usage of the Tight End position; and Louisville had the perfect guy in highly heralded Gerald Christian. While he finished tied for the team lead with five touchdowns and...
Via The Cardinal Connect
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaqquan Aaron misses opportunity to get better

Post from: For a few days it appeared Shaqquan Aaron had made a decision to stick with the University of Louisville basketball program, taking advantage of a unique opportunity to learn under one of the best. Aaron has obviously had second thoughts, and is transferring to another school after seeing little playing time this past season. Shaqquan Aaron bypasses opportunity to...
Via Louisville Card Game
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaqquan Aaron latest to leave Louisville Cardinals

The Louisville Cardinals are losing yet another player to either transfer or the NBA Draft. Former five-star freshman Shaqquan Aaron is reportedly set to transfer, according to Jody Demling: Freshman Shaqquan Aaron has decided to transfer from Louisville confirmed per several sources. — Jody Demling (@jdemling) April 8, 2015 A two-time first-team all-state selection and […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino lands a bonafide 3-point shooter

Post from: High praise from Rick Pitino for Trey Lewis, the newest member of the University of Louisville basketball program. Trey Lewis will bring 3-point shooting with him to Louisville. “He is a talented young man with an incredible attitude and his leadership qualities fit perfectly for what we need,” said Pitino. “He’s a point guard who scores, does a good job of...
Via Louisville Card Game
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rebuilding or reloading, Louisville basketball will be different

Post from: Somewhat unsettling the amount of attrition that may occur after the University of Louisville basketball program came within a free throw and tip-in of another Final Four. But the roster churn is not surprising, given the lack of playing time for some players expected to play greater roles this past season. Montrezl Harrell is going pro, and Terry Rozier probably taking the...
Via Louisville Card Game
26 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Daily News Writer Believes St. John’s Can Make A Run At Rick Pitino

Twitter/@MattCaputo Will Louisville head coach Rick Pitino be the next head coach of St. John’s basketball? The thought that the Hall of Famer would leave powerhouse Louisville for the middling Red Storm seems ludicrous, but New York Daily News writer Roger Rubin believes that it is a real possibility: It’s the same reaction most have to the idea of getting Pitino, who has...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Guard Anton Gill’s Surprising Night Shocked Former Cards Star Russ Smith

Louisville moved on to the Elite Eight tonight by virtue of a 75-65 win over N.C. State at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse. The Cards received a major lift off the bench from sophomore guard Anton Gil, who produced seven points (on 3-of-3 shooting), two steals and an assist. Gill’s performance came out of nowhere. He had not scored in a game since a 14-point outburst against Florida...
Via College Spun
March 27, 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 — 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

Vine: Rick Pitino In Hot Water For Using The Word “Midget” In Post-Game Interview

Today’s Louisville-UC Irvine game was quite a sight, as Louisville’s sizable frontcourt looked small when posting up against 7-foot-6 Anteaters center Mamadou N’Diaye.  Pitino commented on that after the game, but used the word “midget” when describing the appearance of his players by comparison, which is generally considered a pejorative term for little people. Pitino...
Via College Spun
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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