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When  it comes to March Madness, a team’s success is directly linked to the effectiveness of their guard play.  If a team is going to have any kind of push to the third weekend of the NCAA tournament, the point guard specifically must have a major impact, not only in getting his team involved, but also himself. Look at the past three champions. The 2012-2013...Continue reading »

According to Rick Pitino, Gorgui Dieng will partake in Louisville’s Senior Day festivities for Saturday’s game against Notre Dame. Pitino added. “If he is a first-round draft pick, then he will go. He will not sign an agent, but he will come out. He has given us more than we have asked for. It is in his best interest to come out, and I think he is ready....Continue reading »

Nice little video piece on Gorgs from the folks over at CBS Sports. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 10.0/10 (3 votes cast)...

Photo – USA Today   *The Cards used an aggressive defense in the second half to thwart any Bearcat comeback and give Coach P his 300th win as UofL Head Coach. *The win means the Cards are guaranteed a double-bye in the Big East Tournament. *UC went 6-14 from downtown in the first half as the Cards allowed the visitors to shoot 43% from behind the arc.  UofL...Continue reading »

  At least someone got it right. In this week’s polls, the coaches voted the Louisville Cardinals #6 while the AP writers slotted them at #8. Personally, I don’t really have a problem with either position, though if you’re in the mood for a good laugh, check out the CBS Top 25 (and one) poll which pegs the Cards 8th, one spot behind a Michigan State...Continue reading »

According to a press release by U of L, Louisville guard Russ Smith has been named a finalist for the Oscar Robertson trophy by the US Basketball Writers Association. The award is given annually the the best player in men’s Division 1 basketball, and Smith, who ranks second in the Big East in scoring at 18.4 ppg, is 1 of 14 finalists. Here is the entire list of...Continue reading »

As the regular season ends this week, it look like a couple of games will decide the champion and who gets the double byes.  Here’s how the contenders stack up: #5 Georgetown: 23-4 overall/13-3 in the Big East Games Remaining: @Villanova, Syracuse #8 Louisville: 24-5/12-4 Games Remaining: Cincinnati, Notre Dame #15 Marquette: 21-7/12-4 Games Remaining: @Rutgers,...Continue reading »

     Vs          Opponent: Cincinnati Bearcats Game Location: KFC Yum! Center – Louisville, Ky. Tip Off: 7:00 p.m. Record: 20-9 (8-8) Head Coach: Mick Cronin (7th season) TV: ESPN with Sean McDonough, Jay Bilas and Bill Raftery calling the action Radio: 790 WKRD (joined in action on WHAS-84) with Paul Rogers & Bob Valvano calling the action Last...Continue reading »

Boston plans on using T-Will as a point guard.   Former Cardinal great T-Will has made the most out of 10-day contract with the Celtics; turning that into a deal that keeps him in Boston for the remainder of the year.  The C’s also worked the contract where they have the option for keeping him for the 2013-14 season as well. But Williams can settle down for...Continue reading »

Five down, two more to go.  With the Bracketologists updating their seedings daily now, let’s take a look at where Louisville stacks up. Record: 24-5 overall; 12-4 in the Big East; 8-3 in road games; 3-1 in Neutral Sites RPI: 5 Strength of Schedule: 12 ESPN’s BPI: 2 Louisville’s BPI In-depth Good Wins: (Top 50 in RPI) Marquette, Syracuse, Memphis, UConn,...Continue reading »