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Photo – USA TODAY I’m not sure if it’s a good or bad thing, but the national pundits have been talking a lot about Louisville these last couple of days.  With Louisville beating UConn for the third time this season to win the AAC tournament, here’s where the Cards stack up in the RPI breakdown.  Gary Parrish gives a good recap and lays out a...Continue reading »

Photo – @American_MBB *If you’re a UConn fan, you’re glad that Louisville will be leaving the league since the Cards have now beaten the Huskies 9 out of the last 10 times they have played, including 5 straight. *The game was never in doubt and the Cards exploited UConn’s frontcourt with the aggressive play from Trez.  The big man muscled his...Continue reading »

   Vs        Opponent: UConn Huskies Game Location: FedEx Forum – Memphis, TN Tip Off: 6:00 p.m. Record: 26-7 (12-6) Head Coach: Kevin Ollie (2nd Season) Conference: AAC TV: ESPN with Dave O’Brien, Doris Burke, and Andy Katz on the call Radio: 790 WKRD with Paul Rogers and Doug Ormay on the call Last Meeting: Louisville 81 – UConn 48,...Continue reading »

(Photo – Getty Images) Louisville’s made a habit of doing bad things to conference opponents this year, and last night was no exception. The...Continue reading »

(Photo – Timothy Easley/ AP) I feel like I watch a pretty good amount of college basketball in general, but lately (the past three weeks or so) I’ve paid even more attention to the other teams across the nation and how they’re playing. At the risk of sounding like a complete homer, I just don’t see anybody else playing as well as Louisville. Yes,...Continue reading »

(Photo – Associated Press) It’s amazing to me that Chris Jones has been able to stay focused through this incredibly trying time, both on and off the court. After all, his brother was shot and murdered just 12 short days ago in Memphis and he continues to push forward, despite the tremendous pain that he and his family are experiencing. Jones did understandably...Continue reading »

  Vs    Opponent: Houston Cougars Game Location: FedEx Forum – Memphis, TN. Tip Off: 7:00 p.m. Record: 17-15 (8-10) Head Coach: James Dickey (Fourth Season) Conference: AAC TV: ESPNU with Doris Burke and Dave O’Brien on the call Radio: 84-WHAS with Paul Rogers and Doug Ormay on the call Last Meeting: Louisville 77, Houston 62 — Houston, Tx, Feb 5, 2014 Series...Continue reading »

(Photo – Kathy Willens / AP) I couldn’t help but watch yesterday’s games in the American Athletic Conference Tournament and yearn for...Continue reading »

Photo – @American_MBB *It was a beatdown from the beginning as the Cards swarmed Rutgers with defense, forcing turnovers and turning them into easy baskets. *UofL held the Scarlet Knights to a season-low 31 points.  RU shot 24% from the floor, made just 12 field goals, and turned the ball over 26 times. *Five Cardinals scored in double figures; Jones had 18, Russ...Continue reading »

     Vs        Opponent: Rutgers Scarlet Knights Game Location: FedEx Forum – Memphis, Tn. Tip Off:  3:00 pm (or 20 minutes after...Continue reading »

(Anas Osama Mahmoud; Photo – Joshua C. Cruey/Orlando Sentinel) Louisville’s most recent addition to the 2014 recruiting class, 7-1 Egyptian-born PF/C Anas Osama Mahmoud, gives the Cards’ six-man 2014 recruiting class an average height of 6-9.5. Along with Mahmoud, donning Louisville uniforms next season will be 7-2 center Matz Stockman, 6-10 center...Continue reading »

(Photo – Kevin Cox / Getty Images) Today’s the day. Not that I didn’t enjoy watching some of the smaller conference’s do their thing, but let’s be honest, the real madness starts now. While schools from the MAAC, Big South, OVC, Ivy, Atlantic Sun, West Coast, Southern and Colonial have all punched their tickets, the big boys from the AAC,...Continue reading »

(Photo – Wayne Litmer / Max Preps) For the second straight season the Ballard Bruins will come up short of their ultimate goal: a Kentucky state championship. One year ago the Bruins made it to the Sweet-16 title game only to lose a heart-breaker to Madison Central, 65-64. However, this time the state’s #1 team couldn’t get out of its own Region. In...Continue reading »