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With “The Show” Coming To Town, Petrino & His Team Only Focusing On Themselves

Photo: Pete Cautilli Despite coming off back-to-back 2-10 seasons without winning a conference game, one member of the Kentucky football staff was very confident in the Wildcats as the program entered year two of the Mark Stoops era. Offensive coordinator Neal Brown made it very clear that he expected his offense to be much improved this season. Brown also wanted Kentucky fans to...
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Rick Pitino Discusses His 700th Career Win

It wasn’t pretty, but Rick Pitino collected his 700th career win on Wednesday evening with a 45-33 win over Cleveland State. Following the game, Pitino was greeted at half-court by Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich.
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Louisville vs. Cleveland State Preview

Photo: Mark Zerof – USA Today Cleveland State University (2-2, 0-0) Head Coach: Gary Waters, 9th year @ Cleveland State (Career HC Record: 328-247) Waters spent five season at Rutgers as the head coach, amassing a 79-75 record. 2013-2014 Season: 21-12 (12-4, 2nd in Horizon league) Received automatic bye to semifinal round as #2 seed, lost to #3 seed Wright State 68-63. Received...
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Getting To Know The Opponent: Cleveland State

Cleveland State University is a public university located in Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland State used to be known as the Fenn College until the state of Ohio commenced a hostile takeover on December 18, 1964. The enrollment at Cleveland State is 17,323 and their home gym holds about 8,500 people. Cleveland State has 17 varsity teams that play in the Horizon League. The school’s athletic...
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Video: Montrezl Harrell Discusses 61-Point Blowout Win & Chinanu Onuaku’s Progression

Montrezl Harrell Post game Savannah State from The Cardinal Connect on Vimeo.
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Video: Rick Pitino Recaps His Team’s 61-Point Win

Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals got their fourth win of the season on Monday evening, crushing the Savannah State Tigers 87-26. When you win by 61-points, there’s not a whole lot you can take from the game. Pitino said that this will likely be the first time since he’s been at Louisville that he won’t watch the game film. He also says that he genuinely felt bad for...
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Louisville Received Some Big Time National TV Exposure In South Bend On Saturday

AP Photo: Nam Y. Huh Brian Kelly and the Notre Dame fighting Irish aren’t exactly having a great season, but getting a road win in South Bend is always great exposure considering the national attention that Notre Dame receives. In fact, Louisville’s win on Saturday may have gotten the Cardinal program more exposure than expected. According to Sports Business Daily, on Saturday...
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Louisville 87 – Savannah State 26: Cards Cruise By 61

Photo: Jamie Rhodes – USA Today The 19,514 fans that showed up to the KFC Yum! Center on Monday evening left without seeing much entertainment as Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals pummeled Savannah State, 87-26. Where do we start? I don’t think there has ever been a game where there was less to take from. Louisville was just a much better basketball team and that showed...
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Louisville Hoops Cracks The Top 5 Of the Coaches Poll. They’re No. 7 In The AP Poll

Photo: Pete Cautilli With a 3-0 start to the regular season, Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals have climbed in both the AP Poll and the USA Today Coaches Poll. The Cards are up from No. 7 to No. 6 in the AP Poll and from No. 6 to No. 7 in the Coaches Poll ASSOCIATED PRESS TOP 25 1. Kentucky 2. Arizona 2. Wisconsin 4. Duke 5. North Carolina 6. Louisville 7. Texas 8. Virginia...
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Louisville vs. Savannah State Preview

Photo: Savannah State Athletics Savannah State University (2-2, 0-0) Head Coach: Horace Broadnax, 9thyear @ Savannah State (Career HC Record: 195-281) Broadnax was a member of the 1984 Georgetown University National Championship team that defeated Phi Slama Jama (Houston). 2013-2014 Season: 13-19 (10-6, 5th in the MEAC) They lost to Norfolk State in the quarterfinals of the MEAC...
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The NCAA Will Provide An Update On Shaqquan Aaron At Some-Point Next Week

Photo: Pete Cautilli Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals will play their fourth game of the 2014-15 season tonight when they take on the Savannah State Tigers at 7 PM. Unfortunately, Pitino is still without his top signee from the 2014 recruiting class. Freshman guard Shaqquan Aaaron has been practicing and traveling with the team, but has yet to be academically cleared by...
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Video: Louisville’s Triumphant Win Over Notre Dame

NAM Y. HUH/ASSOCIATED PRESS With Louisville’s big win over Notre Dame on Saturday afternoon in South Bend, our friend @CrumsRevenge of TheCrunchZone.com went back into his laboratory to put together this masterpiece. Enjoy! Tús Nua (a new beginning) from @CrumsRevenge on Vimeo.
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Louisville Opens As 14-Point Favorites Over Kentucky

Andy Lyons | Getty Images Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals have opened up as 14-point favorites over the Kentucky Wildcats in Saturday’s annual battle for the Governor’s Cup. NEXT GAME – SATURDAY NOV. 29, 2014 Matchup Current Line/Total Time Kentucky 12:00 PM Louisville -14 Considering how each team has played in the last few weeks I don’t think this is all...
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Weekend that Was: Holliman for Heisman Edition

Its the first day of the week. So that means you’ll need a recap of whatever you missed over the past three days. That’s right, it is time for yet another Weekend that Was! But before the shenanigans begin, let’s see how College Gameday went in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Courtesy of Twitter/@Murphy80Todd Cheers to you brave gentleman. Cheers to you. The biggest news this weekend...
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Louisville Up To No. 23 In The Coaches Poll & No. 24 In The AP Poll

Jim Rogash – Getty Images After their road win against Notre Dame on Saturday, Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals have landed back in the top 25 of both major polls. Louisville is ranked at No. 24 in the AP Poll and No. 23 in the Coaches Poll AP Top 25 RK TEAM RECORD PTS 1 Florida State (37) 11-0 1458 2 Alabama (21) 10-1 1445 3 Oregon (2) 10-1 1393 4 Mississippi State...
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Next Week’s Governor’s Cup Match-Up Slated For A Noon Kickoff

James Crisp – Associated Press The Louisville football team will have their only noon kickoff of the season next Saturday when they host in-state rival Kentucky. The ACC announced on Satuday evening that the Louisville – Kentucky match-up will kick off at noon and will be televised on ESPN2. Kentucky got off to a 5-1 start this season, but have since lost five straight games...
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Louisville 31 – Notre Dame 28: Cards Squeeze It Out In South Bend

Photo: USA Today Sports Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals picked up their eighth win of the season on Saturday afternoon with a 31-28 win over Notre Dame in the first ever meeting with the Irish. Louisville had a lead for the majority of the game, but Notre Dame put together a very strong second half to make things interesting. In the end, the Cards were able to do just...
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Louisville 85 – Marshall 67: Cards Cruise Past Thundering Herd

Photo: Jamie Rhodes – USA Today Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals moved to 3-0 on the season with a 85-67 win over the Marshall Thundering Herd on Friday evening. It wasn’t a pretty game to say the least. Louisville shot 38% from the floor, but they held Marshall to just 36% and also forced the Thundering Herd into 21 turnovers. Although it wasn’t a great game, it was...
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Louisville vs. Marshall: Full Game Preview

Photo: Andrew Richardson USA Today Marshall University (3-0, 0-0) Head Coach: Dan D’Antoni (Career HC Record: 3-0) Older brother of Mike D’Antoni who led the Los Angeles Lakers to their second worst season in franchise history in 2014. Dan played PG at Marshall from 1966-1970. 2013-2014 Season: 11-22 (4-12, 15th in C-USA) Lost in the second round of the Conference USA tournament...
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Louisville vs. Notre Dame: What 2 Watch 4

Photo: Pete Cautilli I’m trying this with basketball and I like it a bit better than my usual 3 Predictions, so here goes with football. I’m going to give you 4 ‘things’ to watch during the game – player match-ups, strengths/weaknesses, etc. – so you’ll have a sense of what to watch for as the game plays out. You probably know me as a stat guy, so I assure you I’m...
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Getting To Know The Opponent: Marshall Thundering Herd

Marshall University is a coeducational public research university located in Huntington, West Virginia. Marshall was founded in 1837 and is named after John Marshall, fourth Chief Justice of these United States. Currently there are about 14,000 students that attend Marshall University. The nickname for Marshall’s athletic teams is The Thundering Herd, their buffalo mascot’s...
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Video: Bobby Petrino Previews Notre Dame

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Louisville vs. Marshall: What 2 Watch 4

Photo: Joe Robbins – Getty I’m trying something a bit different than my usual 3 Predictions this basketball season. I’m going to give you 4 ‘things’ to watch during the game, be it a player match-up, style of play comparison, strengths/weaknesses, etc., so you’ll have a sense of what to watch for as the game plays out. You probably know me as a stat guy, so I assure...
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Rick Pitino Previews Marshall

Photo: Pete Cautilli Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals will be back in action on Saturday evening when they host the Marshall Thundering Herd. Pitino met with the media on Thursday afternoon to preview Saturday’s game. As you could expect, Pitino opened the press conference by praising Marshall’s team and discussed how tough it is to prepare for them. He says that Marshall’s...
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Video: Rick Pitino Opens Up With Seth Davis

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino joins The Seth Davis Show to talk about his career in college basketball, the challenges he’s faced on and off the court and much more.
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