2015 Projections — Week 6 Louisville enters Week 6 ranked 30th in the Sagarin Predictor Ratings with a rating of 80.44. (For background on how the Sagarin projections are generated, read the preseason projections article.) The projections have steadily improved for the past 3 weeks as the Cards exceeded the projected spreads against Clemson and Samford and then upset NC State. Now a 7-5 season is projected to be more likely than any other final regular season record for Louisville. The Cards are 88% likely to become...Continue reading »
Former Louisville Cardinal Terry Rozier has high hopes for himself as well as his Boston Celtics in his rookie year. Terry Rozier spent two seasons at the University of Louisville. While he endured great success under Rick Pitino’s brilliant coaching, Rozier was not a member of the squad from The Ville until the season following the Cardinals’ NCAA National Championship in 2013. Despite achieving excellent results at U of L, Terry Rozier did not experience the thrill of a national title. While he has moved on from his college days...Continue reading »
As a UofL fan, you never want to hear of your favorite school and basketball program involved in anything like we had to endure Friday afternoon. Although they are just allegations, even the most die hard fan would have to admit they’re a little nervous. Here’s a sample of what we know so far and the reactions from a local and national perspective…. *Eric Crawford sums up the initial allegations here. What we had beginning Friday afternoon was a trickle of sensational allegations, followed by a few national stories, and...Continue reading »
*UofL’s defense has now put together three pretty solid performances in a row, highlighted by today’s dominating showing in Raliegh. *State, who came in to the game averaging 259 rushing yards per game, ran for only 45 against the Cards. *Lamar Jackson’s elite speed was once again on display as he ran for 121 yards and a TD, highlighted by a 68-yard scamper. He struggled in the second half throwing the ball (and wasn’t helped by his receivers) as he went just 10-27 for 103 yards. He did, however, throw a perfect dime...Continue reading »
Former Louisville Cardinals point guard Edgar Sosa discusses his NBA camp invitation, past Cardinals memories, Rick Pitino’s coaching, and much more with “Louisville Sports Live!” Following his collegiate career at the University of Louisville, Edgar Sosa has been playing on the international level. He has been the motor of the Dominican Republic’s national team while making a name for himself in major tournaments. Now? He is receiving a chance at the NBA. A thrilling point guard while playing for the Cardinals, Sosa...Continue reading »
For the second time in the past decade, the Louisville men’s basketball program has found themselves at the center of a sex scandal. First reported by Yahoo! Sports’ Pat Forde, a Louisville madame has written a book claiming former assistant coach Andre McGee paid her escorts to dance for and have sex with Louisville players and recruits. Louisville is investigating along with the NCAA, and if true, the program could be facing some major, major repercussions. That is, if they are true. So far, all anyone has to go on is...Continue reading »
UofL is set to host 5-star PF T.J. Leaf and 4-star CG Andrew Jones this weekend, but that hasn’t stopped the staff at turning their attention to the 2017 class. Here are three guys that figure to be on UofL’s radar…. Rick Pitino Watched 6'10 F Kasper Christiansen From Denmark Yesterday; Would Be "Honored" If Louisville Offered #L1C4 pic.twitter.com/3OV6dEPZMI — Louisville Fan Base (@UofLFanBASE) October 1, 2015 Louisville Assistant Kenny Johnson Will See 4-Star Guard Paul Scruggs Today; Consensus Top-30...Continue reading »
Former Cardinal Edgar Sosa has impressed basketball scouts through stellar international play and has earned himself an NBA training camp deal. In recent weeks, “Louisville Sports Live” has discussed the prominence in efficiency on the basketball court by former Louisville Cardinals guard Edgar Sosa as he represented the Dominican Republic this summer. When competing as well as Edgar Sosa has done in international play, it is easy to see the reasoning for an elite NBA team to extend and invitation to the ex-Card. While the NBA...Continue reading »
Ethan spoke to Raleigh (NC) News & Observer’s Joe Giglio to preview the Cards and Wolfpack. Also, we discussed how this game is make-or-break for the season and how crucial it is that Coach Petrino is changing his offensive philosophy. Additionally, the UofL basketball recruiting targets were updated. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 5.3/10 (3 votes cast)...
With their first win under their belt, UofL will travel down to Raleigh to take on the undefeated (4-0) Wolfpack. In what could easily make or break the season. Here’s what you need to know going into Saturday’s tilt. *State RB Shadrach Thornton was arrested (again) last night. N.C. State running back Shadrach Thornton was arrested after a moped accident near campus on Tuesday night. Thornton was charged with failure to stop and render aid and failure to provide information, both misdemeanors, after his moped hit a pedestrian...Continue reading »
LSL is back tonight talking all things UofL athletics at 6:00 on 93.9 The Ville. We’ll breakdown the pivotal NC State match up with Joe Giglio of the Raleigh News & Observer. Also, we’ll discuss movement on the basketball recruiting board and give you an update on the De’Aaron Fox recruitment. As always we want you to be a part of the show, so hit us up at 815-0939 and on twitter @LvilleSprtsLive. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)...
NBA Media Day is the first step in tipping off a new basketball season, and today’s events gave insight into what Louisville Cardinals fans can expect for Russ Smith this year. Russ Smith is looking to emerge as a dynamic guard in the professional basketball world after piecing together an incredible collegiate résumé. While he did not receive the exact opportunity he may have been wanting in his rookie NBA season, he will soon get a greater chance. This summer has been major for “Russdiculous.” He led the Memphis Grizzlies’...Continue reading »
The Cards are 0-3 and the offensive line has been a mess. Here’s how UofL’s opponents fared this past week. Auburn (2-2) lost to Mississippi State, 17-9 Houston (3-0) beat Texas State, 59-14 #11 Clemson (3-0) Bye Week Samford (2-2) lost to Louisville, 45-3 NC State (4-0) beat South Alabama, 63-13 #10 Florida State (3-0) Bye Week Boston College (3-1) beat Northern Illinois, 17-14 Wake Forest (2-2) lost to Indiana, 24-17 Syracuse (3-1) lost to #8 LSU, 34-24 Virginia (1-3) lost to Boise State, 56-14 Pittsburgh (2-1) Bye Week Kentucky...Continue reading »