As is the case in almost every UofL offseason, there are changes to roster. To date, Matz Stockman and Jaylen Johnson have left the program, with Mitchell still considering going pro. In addition to an incoming top 10 recruiting class, UofL has a lot of talent coming back and is labeled as a national title contender. Let’s project out what the rotation could look like: STARTERS G Donovan Mitchell (16 ppg, 5 rpg) G Quentin Snider (12 ppg, 115 assists) G/F V.J. King (5.5 ppg, 2.1 rpg) F Deng Adel (12 ppg, 5...Continue reading »
Over the last few days, UofL has been on the market for another big man to fill Matz Stockman’s scholarship. The staff has now found someone to fill that spot. Steve Enoch, a 6’10, 245 lb. PF/C from Norwalk, CT played two years in Storrs and put up pedestrian numbers of 2.2 ppg and 2.0 rpg with 44% shooting from the field and from the foul line. Apparently Coach Pitino is intrigued by his skill set although he underachieved at UConn. Enoch will have to sit out one year Andy is eligible to play two. His...Continue reading »
June 19th. That’s the date the University of Louisville was given for the NCAA’s verdict after Thursday’s meeting with the organization. Acting university president Greg Postel and Tom Jurich presented UofL’s case to the NCAA Committee on Infractions. This has been an awful time period for the university’s students and fans for reasons good and bad. But now that we have a verdict date, we can all see a light at the of the tunnel. That’s the good news. The bad news is what that verdict could include. We...Continue reading »
The Breakdown – Duke Edition Getting to Know the Blue Devils: Head Coach: Chris Pollard Record: 20-19 (7-11) TV/Radio: ACC Network Extra/ 93.9 The Ville Pitching Matchups: Friday, April 21 | 6:00 p.m. ET LOU: Jr. LHP Brendan McKay (5-2, 1.19 ERA) DU: Jr. LHP Mitch Stallings (3-3, 3.80 ERA) Saturday, April 22 | 1:00 p.m. ET LOU: Jr. RHP Kade McClure (4-1, 3.08 ERA) DU: TBD Sunday, April 23 | 1:00 p.m. ET LOU: Fr. LHP Nick Bennett (3-0, 2.27 ERA) DU: Jr. RHP Ryan Day (3-2, 2.23...Continue reading »
On this episode of LSL, the guys spoke to the C-J’s Steve Jones about the ridiculous Finebaum Poll, the spring game standouts, and which true freshmen will see playing time this year. Former Card and Super Bowl champion Breno Giacomini joined us to discuss his new restaurant and what is was like playing for Coach Petrino. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 10.0/10 (1 vote cast)...
University of Louisville football held its annual spring game Saturday. It’s usually difficult to get a real feel for the team from the spring game, but here’s what I took from it. I thought the secondary for both red and white looked terrific. They showed tight coverage and were able to make some “swarming” plays off of tipped passes. I feel like that was already a better effort than what we saw towards the end of 2016. Jaire Alexander is going to be All-ACC this year. Lorenzo Ward is looking to be a solid addition...Continue reading »
First of all, I love attending the spring game every year. Every other year or so it conflicts with my wife’s birthday so choices have to be made. But the spring game is one of my favorite parts of this time of year. I’ll also add that March through May there is no better place to live than Louisville, Kentucky. University of Louisville football’s spring game (not to mention the emergence of Louisville baseball/softball and Louisville City FC soccer) has become a big part of this time of year. I believe...Continue reading »
The shoe and apparel war between adidas, Nike, and Under Armour never ends. Nike has long dominated the college athletic apparel/uniform market. adidas, who has outfitted Louisville since 1998, has enjoyed increasing popularity over the last couple of years from their Ultra Boost, Yeezy, NMD lines, and other three stripe originals. Moreover, adidas has overtaken Under Armour for the No. 2 spot in North American Sales. However, that outfitter, Under Armour, is carving out some room on the collegiate scene...Continue reading »
The Breakdown – Georgia Tech Edition Getting to know the Yellow Jackets: Head Coach: Danny Hall Record: 16-15 TV/Radio: ACC Network Extra/ 93.9 The Ville Pitching Matchups: Thursday, April 13 | 6:00 p.m. ET LOU: Jr. LHP Brendan McKay (4-2, 1.40 ERA) GT: Jr. RHP Ben Schniederjans (1-2, 5.31 ERA) Friday, April 14 | 6:00 p.m. ET LOU: Jr. RHP Kade McClure (3-1, 3.30 ERA) GT: Fr. RHP Xzavion Curry (3-3, 5.49 ERA) Saturday, April 15 | 1:00 p.m. ET LOU: Fr. LHP Nick Bennett (3-0,...Continue reading »
Make no mistake, if Donovan Mitchell returns for the 2017-18 campaign, your Louisville Cardinals will be one of the few national title contenders. ESPN.com’s C.L. Brown wrote this piece that summed it up nicely. Louisville could be special. As in, good enough to win the ACC for the first time in its four seasons as a league member. And to reach the Final Four for the first time since winning it all in 2013. And to cut down the nets for the program’s fourth title. But that’s if Donovan Mitchell, Deng Adel and Jaylen...Continue reading »
The guys spoke to 5-star signee Malik Williams about his current season, why he picked UofL , and what he needs to do to get ready to be a Cardinal next year. Athlon Sports’ Steven Lassan joined the show to discuss UofL and ACC football, Lamar being ranked as the No. 1 player for 2017, and the ‘Way Too Early” predictions for next year. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 10.0/10 (1 vote cast)...
NBA Preseason hoops may very well not be coming to Louisville, Kentucky in 2017. Today, a source told “Louisville Sports Live” that the KFC Yum! Center, the home of the Louisville Cardinals, is not planning to host an NBA preseason game this upcoming October. Sources: there are currently no plans for an NBA preseason game to return to Louisville in the KFC Yum! Center next season. pic.twitter.com/9lRs0QrGbB — Christian Dudley (@ChristianDudley) April 12, 2017 The Yum! Center has played host to the Miami Heat...Continue reading »
The Breakdown – Wake Forest Edition Getting to know the Demon Deacons: Head Coach: Tom Walter Record: 22-8 Ranking: #23 (D1Baseball) TV/Radio: ACC Network Extra/ 93.9 The Ville Pitching Matchups: Friday, April 7 | 6:00 p.m. ET LOU: Jr. LHP Brendan McKay (4-1, 1.18 ERA) WF: Sr. RHP Parker Dunshee (5-1, 4.43 ERA) Saturday, April 8 | 1:00 p.m. ET LOU: Jr. RHP Kade McClure (3-1, 2.87 ERA) WF: Jr. RHP Donnie Sellers (3-2, 3.60 ERA) Sunday, April 9 | 1:00 p.m. ET LOU: Fr. LHP...Continue reading »