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(Photo – Jim Brown / USA Today) Well, we predicted that the Cards would lose this one in our preview, but I can’t remember the last time it felt so wrong to be right. Louisville found a way, yet again, to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory and they continue to find new and intriguing ways to lose big games. With UConn’s win over Cincinnati yesterday,...Continue reading »

(Photo – Nelson Chenault/USA TODAY) *This one stings, no other way to say it.  It wasn’t the 5 OT choke job in South Bend last year, but it was close. *After being up by 8 points with 4:46 left, UofL collectively decided to ignore Montrezl and got outscored 15-1 to end the game.  Russ and Chris forced – and missed – several shots down the stretch...Continue reading »

     Vs       Opponent: Memphis Tigers Game Location: Fed Ex Forum – Memphis, TN. Tip Off: 2:00 pm Record: 21-7 (10-5) Head Coach: Josh Pastner (5th Season) Conference: AAC TV: CBS (announcer info has not been released yet) Radio: 84-WHAS with Paul Rogers & Bob Valvano on the call Last Meeting:  Memphis 73, Louisville 67 – Louisville, KY. Jan 9th,...Continue reading »

Photo – AP *The Beard Streak continues as the Cards have won 7 straight and move to 24-4 and 13-2 in league play. *Russ once again led the team, posting impressive numbers of 24 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals, and 3 assists.  Also, he went 7-8 from the free throw line. *Trez continues his solid play, scoring 21 points and 6 rebounds.  He bullied Temple’s frontcourt...Continue reading »

(Photo – USA Today) Fresh off miraculous run in which he was named the KenPom player of the year and was a First Team All-American, Russ Smith has struggled to gain that same respect a year later. He’s often been overlooked in various Player of the Year conversations and I’ve never seen his name appear on a first or second team All-American list. All...Continue reading »

  Vs     Opponent: Temple Owls Game Location: KFC Yum! Center – Louisville, Ky. Tip Off: 9:07 p.m. Record: 7-19 (2-12) Head Coach: Fran Dunphy (8th Season) Conference: AAC TV: ESPN2 with Dave O’Brien and Jimmy Dykes on the call Radio: 790 WKRD with Paul Rogers and Bob Valvano on the call Last Meeting: Louisville 82, Temple 58: Feb. 14th, 2014 – Philadelphia,...Continue reading »

(Chase Jeter in action – Photo courtesy of Max Preps) Rick Pitino has been hitting the recruiting trail hard over the last few days and apparently he’s not letting up any time soon. After his team came back and heroically defeated Cincinnati on Saturday afternoon, Pitino briefly met with reporters before hopping on a plane and headed out west to watch prospects...Continue reading »

Photo – rantsports.com After a week of being in limbo, being traded then placed on waivers, ‘E5’ has now landed in the Big Apple.  The New Jersey native will get a fresh start with the drama-laden Knicks.  J.R. Smith has been acting a 7 year-old, Raymond Felton is in trouble with the law, and Carmelo Anthony has made it known that he become a free...Continue reading »

(Photo – USA Today) The Louisville Cardinals moved up a few spots in the USA Today Coaches and AP polls yesterday. Today the trend continues as...Continue reading »

Photo – USA TODAY Russ Smith’s “cold blooded deuce” he drained against Cincinnati on Saturday was the first buzzer beater (in Louisville’s favor) the Cards have had in a while.   With that said, Smith’s dagger conjured up some past heart-pounding moments when a UofL player stepped up in the clutch to bring a win home for the Cards. ...Continue reading »

(Photo – Jamie Rhodes / USA Today) Terry Rozier sits slumped in front of his locker after yet another Louisville victory, his feet aching from the burn of the hardwood and the strain of playing for one of the most demanding college basketball coaches in the history of the sport. His eyes stay fixed towards the floor, occasionally locking in with a reporter or news...Continue reading »

(Photo – Frank Victores / USA Today) VillenHD has come back from his near season-long hiatus (quite literally, he just sprang up out of nowhere with this one) and just dropped one of his best highlights vids in recent memory. Not to be outdone, Crum’s Revenge just released a fantastic Louisville – Cincinnati highlight reel of his own that’s every...Continue reading »

Photo – AP With the Cards beating Cincinnati on Saturday and winners of six straight, UofL shot up in the rankings of both human polls today.  Louisville (23-4, 12-2) has also made up some ground in the computer polls, most notably the RPI and KenPom.  UofL is currently 27th in the RPI, up 8 spots after the win over UC.  The Cards are 4-4 against the Top 50 while...Continue reading »