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Photo – NBC Sports   With the departures of Peyton Siva and Gorgui Dieng, the 2013-2014 Louisville basketball team will have to find a way to fill some awfully big shoes. Siva had perhaps the most successful 4-year run of any point guard in the history of the program and was an invaluable floor leader throughout the Cards’ back-to-back Big East titles,...Continue reading »

Photo – 247 Sports   Louisville native and highly-touted 2014 shooting guard D’Angelo Russell had quite the junior year. His Montverde (FL) Academy prep school won the National High School ESPN Invitational Tournament last season and his AAU squad, the Louisville Magic, had a nice little run of their own the previous spring and summer. The 6-4, 185 lb...Continue reading »

photo – ctpost.com   The guys at Draft Express feature a Draft prospect each week and their latest installment previews Louisville’s own Gorgui Dieng.  Their write-up on UofL’s big man is very thorough, noting his wingspan, his defensive acumen, and his passing ability. Dieng’s intrigue as an NBA prospect starts with his prototypical size...Continue reading »

The 2014 class commit is currently ranked a 5-star by Scout.com (26th overall); 4-star by 247sports.com (28th overall); and a 4-star by Rivals.com (29th overall). VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 10.0/10 (3 votes cast)...

Photo – USA Today   Louisville head coach Rick Pitino has always tried to stack his teams with as much talent as possible. Really, aside from the Final Four squad from 2004-2005, every other Louisville team under his guidance has gone at least 9 or 10 deep. And it looks like next year things will be no different. For the most part, he’s done a pretty...Continue reading »

photo – espn.com   We raised this question a couple of weeks ago on the radio show; who should be the preseason #1 team when the polls come out in November; Louisville or Kentucky?  The C-J’s Adam Himmelsbach wrote an intriguing piece today asking the same thing.  Your defending national champs return over 70% of their points and rebounding, including...Continue reading »

Because apparently being elected to the Hall of Fame, winning a national championship and having a horse in the Derby was not enough to satisfy his thirst for dominance, Louisville coach Rick Pitino decided to take on the Atlantic Ocean and the beasts that dwell within…and he won. As he tends to do. The marlin could not be reached for comment. If Coach P goes hunting...Continue reading »

Photo – NY Daily News   The accolades continue to roll in for the University of Louisville basketball team after winning their third National Championship 4 weeks ago. SI.com has published its second annual data-based hoops awards and Rick Pitino swept the coaching awards and was honored as the season’s efficiency king and for having the best offensive tourney...Continue reading »

After suffering one of the worst injuries in all of sports, Kevin Ware quickly rose to fame, mainly due to the courageous attitude he displayed immediately after breaking his tibia and fibula. Dana O’Neil caught up with Ware to talk about his recovery as well as him attending the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. About his recovery and mental outlook: “I...Continue reading »

ESPN.com’s Dana O’Neil chronicled Coach Pitino’s recent time spent at Churchill Downs watching his horse Goldencents workout in preparation of today’s Run for the Roses.  While Pitino owns only 5% of the horse, he has become synonymous with him because of his popularity.  Add Derby week to his recent run of good fortune, and one could make the...Continue reading »