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Louisville 30 – NC State 18: Photo Gallery

Photo: Petey Cautilli Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals became bowl eligible on Saturday by getting their sixth win of the 2014 season. With a 30-18 win over NC State, the Cards move to 6-2 on the season and 4-2 in ACC play. Here is The Cardinal Connect photo gallery from the game. All photos were taken by staff photographer Petey Cautilli. ...
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Highlights From Louisville Hoops’ First Red & White Scrimage

Rick Pitino and the Louisville Basketball program had their first of two preseason red-white scrimmages on Sunday afternoon at the KFC Yum! Center. The white squad featuring Montrezl Harrell & Chris Jones knocked off Terry Rozier & Wayne Blackshear’s red team. Click here to read out post-game report. Below you’ll find highlights from the scrimmage. Highlights from...
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Harrell & Jones Lead The White Team In Intrasquad Scrimmage Win

Photo: Petey Cautilli Cardinals fans got their first chance to see Rick Pitino’s 2014-15 team in action on Sunday afternoon in the first of two red and white scrimmages. You can see the rosters for each team in the box score below. Rick Pitino said prior to tip-off that when Montrezl Harrell and Chris Jones are on the same team, they haven’t lost a scrimmage. That was exactly...
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Video: Charles Gaines & Will Gardner Discuss The Win Over NC State

Cornerback Charles Gaines and quarterback Will Gardner were two of the handful of Louisville football players that were made available to the media following Saturday’s 30-18 win over North Carolina State. Gaines discussed the defense taking somewhat of a step back as they allowed their first touchdown in over a month. He also talked about the progress that the offense is making...
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Louisville 30 – NC State 18: Bobby Petrino’s Post Game Press Conference

Following Saturday’s win over NC State, Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino spoke to the media for about six minutes recapping the game. As expected, he spent a lot of time discussing the return of DeVante Parker, Michael Dyer’s breakout performance and the bye-week. Here is the full presser. Bobby Petrino NC State Post Game from The Cardinal Connect on Vimeo.
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Highlights: DeVante Parker Returns In A Major Way

Photo: Petey Cautilli Louisville senior wide receiver DeVante Parker made his 2014 season debut on Saturday as the Cardinals moved to 6-2 with a 30-18 win over North Carolina State. It’s a shame that he didn’t get to suit up until week number eight. He definitely made an immediate impact for the offense. Parker tied a career high with nine receptions and finished with 132 yards...
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Louisville 30 – NC State 18: Cards Get Big Boost From Parker & Dyer

Andy Lyons – Getty Images For the fifth consecutive season the Louisville football program is bowl eligible. Bobby Petrino and the Cardinals got their sixth win of the season on Saturday afternoon as they defeated North Carolina State, 30-18. For a month straight each of our post game write-up’s started the exact same way. The defense was outstanding and the offense continuously...
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Video: Montrezl Harrell NBA Scouting Video

Photo: DraftExpress.com Louisville junior power forward Montrezl Harrell surprised a lot of people when he decided to return for another collegiate season despite being projected to be taken in the first round of the 2014 NBA Draft. Needless to say, this was a pleasant surprise for Louisville fans. With the 2014-15 college basketball season quickly approaching, the folks at DraftExpress...
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Video: Louisville vs. NC State Preview

Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals will take on the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Saturday afternoon. Here is our preview of the week eight match-up. Louisville vs. North Carolina State Preview from The Cardinal Connect on Vimeo.
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More Details On NC State BB Gun Incident

Photo: ABC11 The North Carolina State Wolfpack will be without seven players on Saturday when they take on the Louisville Cardinals. News broke on Monday afternoon that seven players had been suspended for an incident with a BB gum on campus. It’s unfortunate because you don’t wish that on anyone, Bobby Petrino said on Monday. “You always want to play their best players. My...
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Mississippi State Commit Will Visit Louisville This Weekend

Photo: 247Sports Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinal football program has hosted a number of visitors throughout the season and on Saturday they’ll have more than ten recruits on campus. Mississippi State commit Keith Joseph Jr. is one of the handful of prospects expected to be on the sideline at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium tomorrow. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound, defensive...
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Louisville vs. North Carolina State: Three Predictions

Photo: Pete Cautilli Alright, back to logical predictions. NC State strolls into Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium having lost 3 straight and having suspended 7 players, including their 1st and 4th leading tacklers (linebacker Jerod Fernandez and safety Josh Jones). The Cards are coming off a loss as well, but it’s hard to suggest they don’t have more momentum going than the Wolfpack...
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Petrino On DeVante Parker: “I think he’s ready to go”

Sam Sharpe | USA Today Bobby Petrino met with the media following Thursday’s practice for the last time before Saturday’s game against North Carolina State. As you could expect, one of the first questions he was asked was the status of star receiver DeVante Parker. The Louisville native was expected to make his return last week against Clemson, but wasn’t quite as far along...
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Is Terry Rozier the best shooter in the country?

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect With the 2014-15 college basketball season right around the corner, the national outlets have been pumping out the hoops content. On Thursday afternoon ESPN.com released their top ten most important shooters in the country. Strange ranking, right? It appears what Dana O’Neil of ESPN means by “most important shooters” is guys who need to...
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Louisville Hoops Ranked No. 9 In The USA Today Preseason Coaches Poll

Photo: USA Today Sports Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals are ranked No. 9 in the 2014-15 College Basketball USA Today Coaches Preseason Poll, which was released on Thursday afternoon. This is the fourth consecutive season that Louisville has been ranked in the top ten of the preseason coaches poll. Louisville is one of four ACC teams ranked in the top ten and one of the five...
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Charles Gaines Says The Defense Has A New Goal

Photo: Petey Cautilli I’d have a hard time believing anyone who claims that they expected to Louisville defense to be as good as they’ve been throughout the first seven games of the season. There was hope that Todd Grantham had enough talent to build a solid unit, but no one truly expected Louisville this good. Despite statistically being the top ranked defense in the nation...
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Kyle Kuric Explodes For 21 Points With His New Pro Club In Spain

Photo: Euro Basket At this time four years ago former Louisville sharp-shooter Kyle Kuric was named 2010 UofL homecoming king.These days, Kuric is playing professionally in Spain and he started off the 2014 season with a huge performance. After graduating from Louisville in 2012, Kuric spent his first two professional seasons playing for Asefa Estudiantes in Madrid, Spain. He averaged...
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Montrezl Harrell Opens Up With The Courier-Journal

Kevin Cox – Getty Images The Louisville basketball program’s annual media day isn’t until Sunday afternoon, but earlier this week our pal Jeff Greer of the Courier-Journal was able to snag a 15-minute Q&A with junior power forward Montrezl Harrell. In the interview Harrell opened up about a number of things, including his decision to return, how the newcomers are adjusting...
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Jermaine Reve’s Quick Return Credited To Hard Work & Dedication

Photo: 247Sports As strange as it may sound, the secondary was thought to be one of the biggest concerns as the Louisville Cardinals headed into the 2014 season. Seven games in, not only is the safety unit performing at a high level, the overall defense statistically is the best in the country. “They’re pretty good. They really are,” Bobby Petrino said on Monday when asked...
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Tickets Now On Sale For 2014 Jimmy V Classic

Photo: ESPN Events On Wednesday afternoon the University of Louisville announced that tickets are now on sale for the 20th annual Jimmy V Classic. Rick Pitino and the Cardinals are set to take on the Indiana Hoosiers on Dec. 9 in New York City. Here is some excerpt from the press release. LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Tickets for the University of Louisville’s men’s basketball game against...
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Video: The Last Time Louisville Played NC State

Photo: Getty Images Louisville and North Carolina State will square off for the first time as ACC foes on Saturday afternoon at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. The last time these two teams played one another it was in the 2011 Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C. In year number two of the Charlie Strong era the Cardinals had a rough start to the season winning just two of their first six...
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Bobby Petrino Encouraged By DeVante Parker’s Recent Progress

Andy Lyons | Getty Images Cardinal fans got their hopes up last week when it was announced that star wide receiver DeVante Parker had been cleared to return to practice and was expected to play against Clemson. Unfortunately, the Louisville native wasn’t quite as far along as we had hoped. Following Saturday’s loss to Clemson, Petrino said that by Thursday afternoon it had already...
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Lorenzo Mauldin Named A Finalist For Homecoming King

Photo: JD Coffey Over the years, the University of Louisville’s athletic programs have been represented well in the school’s annual homecoming festivities. Former Louisville basketball player Kyle Kuric was named fall coming king in 2010. Peyton Siva won the honor in 2011. In 2012, former Louisville QB and current football staff memeber Will Stein was a finalist, but wasn’t...
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NC State Head Coach Dave Doeren Previews Louisville

Photo: Getty Images North Carolina State head coach Dave Doeren spoke with the media earlier this week to preview Saturday’s match-up with Louisville. The Wolfpack are having some tough times as of late and have lost three consecutive games. To make matters worse, seven players, including two starters have been suspended for Saturday’s game for a BB gun incident. Here is the...
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Four Star Running Back Has Louisville In His Final Five

Photo: 247 Sports Bobby Petrino and the Louisville football program have hosted a number of visitors throughout the first three home games of the season. Ke’Shawn Vaughn, a 5-foot-10, 210-pound running back from Nashville, TN., was one of many recruits on campus during Louisville’s season opener against Miami. Fortunately, it appears that Vaughn liked what he saw during his visit...
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