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Luke Hancock Has Signed A One Year Non-guaranteed Deal With The Memphis Grizzlies

Photo – Pete Cautilli Despite not hearing his name called during the 2014 NBA Draft in late June, it turns out former Louisville Cardinal sharp shooter Luke Hancock will have an opportunity to make an NBA roster for the 2014-15 season. Shams Charania of RealGM.com was the first to report the news that Hancock has signed a one year deal with the Memphis Grizzlies. The deal is not...
Via The Cardinal Connect
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Hancock Reaches One-Year Deal With Grizzlies

Luke Hancock, a clutch championship shooter at Louisville, has reached agreement on a one-year, league-minimum contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, league sources told RealGM. Hancock, 24, went undrafted in June after playing two collegiate years at George Mason and his final two for Rick Pitino. As the Most Outstanding Player in the 2013 NCAA tournament, Hancock propelled Louisville...
Via RealGM
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Hancock Making The Most Of His Opportunity With The Rockets

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect Russ Smith and Peyton Siva aren’t the only former Cardinals who are making the most of their NBA Summer League Appearances. On Sunday afternoon, Luke Hancock put together a very solid performance for the Houston Rockets in the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League. In just 13-minutes, Hancock scored nine points on 3-of-6 shooting from behind the...
Via The Cardinal Connect
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Here’s An Awesome Louisville Wedding Cake

College sports-themed wedding cakes appear to be all the rage these days. We’ve seen beautifully decorated cakes in honor of Auburn, Alabama, Syracuse, Texas A&M, Georgia, and a number of other big-time programs. Today, via former Cardinals sharpshooter Luke Hancock, we’ve got one from a Louisville couple. Hancock put out an Instagram photo of a cake in the shape of the school’s...
Via College Spun
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Luke Hancock Will Play For The Magic & The Rockets In The NBA Summer Leagues

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect Despite having workouts with multiple NBA teams, former Louisville sharp-shooter Luke Hancock did not hear his name called on Thursday night. Hancock met and worked out with Boston, Atlanta, Philadelphia and Orlando leading up to the draft. Luke received mostly positive reviews following his workouts, it was a long-shot for him to be drafted....
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Louisville Cardinal Luke Hancock Trolls Michigan Fans

If not for the play of Luke Hancock, the Michigan men’s basketball team probably would have been national champions in 2013.  The 2013 NCAA Tournament’s title game featured the Wolverines and Louisville. Hancock, a former Cardinal guard who completed his collegiate career this year, scored 22 points in that contest. The 6-foot-6 forward, off the bench, went 5 of 6 from the field–including...
Via College Spun
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Luke Hancock Has Worked Out With The Jazz & 76ers; He Has More Workouts Scheduled

Photo | @UtahJazz Former Louisville sharp-shooter Luke Hancock has worked out for at least two NBA teams this past week. On Wednesday he shared a photo of his Philadelphia 76ers workout jersey via his Instagram account. On Friday Hancock was one of multiple players working out with the Utah Jazz. Below is his interview with the Salt Lake City media. According to HoopsRumors.com...
Via The Cardinal Connect
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Buckeyes get marquee game at Louisville

The annual ACC-Big Ten Challenge will bring Ohio State an early-season marquee game on Dec. 2 at Louisville. The Cardinals, national champions in 2013 and a Sweet 16 team a year ago, play their first ACC season in 2014-15. Though Russ Smith and Luke Hancock departed, big man Montrezl Harrell chose to return to school and Louisville should again be a preseason top-20 (and likely higher...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Luke Hancock Has NBA Plans

David Manning – USA Today Sports Not every college basketball star has a predictable future. Some guys are elite at the college level and their game translates well to the NBA. However, there are other guys who are great at the college level, but aren’t projected to fit at the next level. Despite being the Most Outstanding Player in the 2013 Final Four, Luke Hancock’s name...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Henderson, Luke Hancock & Stephan Van Treese Will Have An Autograph Signing Friday

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect On Friday evening, Louisville’s own Luke Hancock, Stephan Van Treese and Tim Henderson will be greet fans and sign autographs at the Towne Mall in Elizabethtown from 6-8 PM. As I’m sure you’re aware, it’s very common for players who have used up all of their eligibility to participate in autograph signings and meet & greets to make...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Luke Hancock will compete in the Men’s 3-Point Championship On Thursday

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect Louisville senior swingman Luke Hancock will participate in the 2014 Men’s 3-Point Championship at the College Slam Event this Thursday in Dallas, TX. The College Slam is an annual event that takes place at the host site of the Final Four. Basically, this is the college version of NBA All Star weekend, where college players compete in a three...
Via The Cardinal Connect
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

So what happened at the end?

When Luke Hancock hit two free throws with 4:33 to play Friday, Louisville led Kentucky 66-59. But a little over 3 minutes later, the Wildcats had capped an 8-0 run and had taken the lead 67-66. So just what happened to the Cards down the stretch. Here's a closer look with comments from those involved.
Via indiana.scout.com
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky's young guns vs. Louisville's vets: Who's got it?

Luke Hancock turned 24 a couple months back and has won NCAA tournament games at two different programs. Russ Smith is a few weeks from turning 23, and together they're the old men of a battle-tested Louisville team trying to repeat as national champions. Point guard Chris Jones was playing junior college ball at this time last year; he's the new guy, but he's 22 and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

One for the ages

INDIANAPOLIS - Luke Hancock turned 24 a couple months back and has won NCAA tournament games at two different programs. Russ Smith is a few weeks from turning 23, and together they're the old men of a battle-tested Louisville team trying to repeat as national champions. Point guard Chris Jones was playing junior college ball at this time last year; he's the new guy, but he...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mr. March at it again for Louisville

It's March and Luke Hancock has stepped up his play once again this season for the University if Louisville. Cardinal Authority talks to Hancock about his postseason play heading into Friday's NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 game against Kentucky.
Via louisville.scout.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville basketball defeats Saint Louis, 66-51

It wasn't pretty at any point for Louisville over the first weekend of the NCAA tournament, but the fourth-seeded Cardinals are back in familiar territory. Louisville advanced to its third consecutive Sweet 16 with a rough-and-tumble 66-51 win over Saint Louis on Saturday at the Amway Center here in Orlando. Luke Hancock led all scorers with 21 points and Louisville (31-5)...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Billikens struggle to take care of basketball, fall to Louisville 66-51

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Louisville didn't need a big game from Russ Smith to get back to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. Luke Hancock scored 21 points and the defending national champions shrugged off a cold shooting performance to beat Saint Louis 66-51 on Saturday and advance to the round of 16 for the third straight year. The fourth-seeded Cardinals (31-5) shot under 45 percent...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville 71 – Manhattan 64: Luke Hancock Pulls Another Heroic Act

Photo: Kevin Cox – Getty Images It’s been a little under a year since I felt the feeling in my stomach that felt tonight. You never want to lose faith, but there comes a time where it simply seems unrealistic to expect a win. Against Wichita State in the Final Four last season it appeared that it simply wasn’t Louisville’s night. That was evident tonight against Manhattan...
Via The Cardinal Connect
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament: Breaking down the Midwest Region

The Midwest Region has arguably the toughest road to the Final Four after the 68-team tournament was announced Sunday evening. Wichita State is looking to become the first team to go undefeated since the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers.  They will have a difficult path to perfection with teams such as Louisville, Duke, Michigan and Kentucky in their region. Kentucky received an eight seed...
Via Sports-Glory
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville dismantles UConn on Senior Day

Luke Hancock is escorted by family and friends for his final game. Hard to imagine University of Louisville basketball without some of the players who competed for the last time in Cardinal uniforms Saturday at the KFC Yum! Center. Four of them — Russ Smith, Luke Hancock, Stephan Van Treese and Tim Henderson — playing their last game as seniors, having compiled so many memories...
Via Louisville Card Game
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals corral Mustangs, silence rowdy Moody Coliseum

Cardinals corral Mustangs, silence rowdy Moody ColiseumThe American Athletic Conference-leading and defending national champion Louisville Cardinals basketball team remains one of the nation’s top road attractions. Tickets to Wednesday night’s matchup between No. 11 Louisville and No.18 Southern Methodist at the Mustangs’ Moody Coliseum skyrocketed to an average of $184 on...
Via isportsweb.com
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Hancock: I'm a pretty lucky guy

University of Louisville senior forward Luke Hancock has had an unbelievable career as a Cardinal. He was the first non-starter to ever earn the Final Four Most Outstanding Player Award. It's been a career that Hancock said "couldn't have been written any better."
Via louisville.scout.com
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Luke Hancock Posts Photo Of Montrezl Harrell Getting Harassed On Twitter

Given the way things ended between Louisville and SMU this past Wednesday night, it’s no surprise that Mustangs fans were a bit angry with Cardinals sophomore forward Montrezl Harrell. In this day and age, sadly, that means they went after him on Twitter. First, here’s the end of the game, which Louisville won, 84-71. With time winding down in a game already out of reach for...
Via College Spun
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Luke Hancock sticks up for Montrezl Harrell’s late dunk against SMU

Louisville's Luke Hancock stuck up for Montrezl Harrell after SMU fans came hard on social media in regards to his late dunk.
Via Gamedayr
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Luke Hancock Embarrasses South Florida With This Dunk

Louisville’s Luke Hancock schooled numerous USF players (some who merely watched in disbelief) with an absolutely massive dunk Wednesday night. The 6-foot-6 forward got around USF’s 6-foot-8 center Chris Perry to add an impressive two points to Louisville’s massive lead. Not that No. 11 Louisville should have had any problems creaming the 12-14 Bulls, but everybody loves to...
Via College Spun
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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