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UofL BASKETBALL | Cards Fans with Plenty of Neat Things to Do in Indy

03/16/2017 09:27 PM

Louisville Cardinal basketball fans are ready to invade Indianapolis for the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament. Their beloved Cardinals, who are the #2-seed in the Midwest Region, take the court on Friday afternoon against the #15-seed Jacksonville St. Gamecocks inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The short two-hour drive from the Louisville-area will likely bring plenty of UofL fans to Indianapolis for the weekend. One of the locations Cardinals fans are welcomed to is Sam’s Silver Circle Bar. The bar... Read more 

NCAA BASKETBALL | Selection Sunday Recap

03/12/2017 05:51 PM

Three Kentucky teams are in this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. The Louisville Cardinals are the #2-seed in the Midwest Region. They have a first-round match-up against #15-seed Jacksonville St. on Friday in Indianapolis. Jacksonville St. is led by former WKU head coach Ray Harper. Meanwhile, the Kentucky Wildcats are the #2-seed in the South Region. They have a first-round match-up against #15-seed Northern Kentucky on Friday in Indianapolis. NKU won the Horizon League Championship to punch its ticket to The Big... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Harlem Barber Shops Showcase Cardinal Basketball

03/11/2017 02:41 PM

For Louisville basketball fans visiting the ACC Tournament this week in Brooklyn, N.Y., there is a place you must check out. Multiple barber shops in the Harlem-area feature Louisville Cardinal basketball photos and designs inside their shops. The man who owns these “Big Russ Barber Shops” is none other than Russ Smith, Sr. “I revamped the colors. You see the jersey. You see some of the memorabilia around,” said Smith. Smith is the father of former UofL guard Russ Smith, who played... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Cardinals drop quarterfinal matchup to Duke in ACC tournament

03/09/2017 03:44 PM

The Louisville Men’s basketball team had Duke right where they wanted them, down by double digits in the second half. But the Blue Devils managed a late surge on the three point shooting of Jayson Tatum and Luke Kennard, and came back to beat the Cardinals 81-77 in the quarterfinal game of the ACC Tournament. It took a few minutes for the Scoring to pick up between no. 4 seed Louisville and no. 5 seed Duke. The Teams combined for five... Read more 

Donovan Mitchell's father says Mitchell liked Louisville with or without basketball

03/08/2017 07:35 PM

Donovan Mitchell has been the standout player for Louisville men’s basketball team this season, and as a sophomore was promoted to team captain by head coach Rick Pitino. The New York native is now gearing up to play in front of friends and family at the Barclay’s Center in the ACC Tournament, which is in Brooklyn for the first time ever. One man who will be watching Mitchell play is his father, Donovan Mitchell Sr. Mitchell Sr. is a long-time employee... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Donovan Mitchell... The Key for the Cards

03/08/2017 07:32 PM

UofL sophomore guard Donovan Mitchell is one of the best players in the ACC. His statistics and accolades back up that argument. In fact, within the last week, Mitchell was named to the All-ACC First Team, the All-ACC Defensive Team and the District IV U.S. Basketball Writers Association Men’s Team. Mitchell leads the Cardinals in scoring with 15.9 ppg. He has scored 20 or more points in nine different games this season. Mitchell has proven to be one of the Cards “go-to”... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | ACC Tournament Week Has Arrived

03/06/2017 06:56 PM

The #10 Louisville Cardinals (24-7, 12-6) are getting ready for this week’s ACC Tournament in Brooklyn, N.Y.‘s Barclays Center. The Cards are coming off a 71-64 win over then-ranked #19 Notre Dame (23-8, 12-6) on Saturday. As a result of Louisville’s win, it clinched a double-bye in this week’s ACC bracket as the tournament’s number-four seed. It will play its first tournament game Thursday at 2 p.m. ET against either number-five seed Duke, number-12 seed Clemson or number-13 seed North Carolina St. This... Read more 

Malik Williams expects to fit in perfectly at Louisville

03/05/2017 01:01 PM

The Louisville Men’s basketball team’s 2017 recruiting classes is one of the best ever under head coach Rick Pitino, and that is according to Rick Pitino. Darius Perry is one of the top-15 point guards in the nation according to ESPN. Jordan Nwora is 6-foot-8 and and was recruited for having an impressive 3-point shot. Then there is Lance Thomas who stands 6-foot-10 and is expected to develop into another promising front court player. But the highest rated recruit in... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Cards Win on Senior Day

03/04/2017 05:27 PM

The Louisville Cardinals got their payback against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The Cards (24-7, 12-6), who lost to the Irish (23-8, 12-6) back in January, earned a 71-64 victory over Notre Dame inside the KFC Yum! Center on Saturday. It was a back-and-forth game that featured 12 lead changes. It was also tied six different times during the afternoon. The Cards pulled away near the end though, after a Deng Adel’s three-pointer gave UofL a five-point lead with under a minute... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | #8 Cards Ready for Senior Day Showdown

03/03/2017 07:45 PM

The #8 Louisville Cardinals (23-7, 11-6) face the #19 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (23-7, 12-5) Saturday. Tip-off is set for 2:07 p.m. ET inside the KFC Yum! Center. This will be the second meeting of the season between the two teams. Notre Dame beat UofL 77-70 on January 4 in South Bend, In. The Cards are coming off an 88-81 loss to Wake Forest on Wednesday night, while the Irish are riding a six-game winning streak heading into Saturday’s match-up. The ACC battle will... Read more 

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