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Photo – Facebook 5-star SG Antonio Blakeney, the newest commitment in Louisville’s 2015 elite class had – like the other three commits – a stellar summer.   Here’s his new summer highlight mixtape from Courtside Films. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 8.8/10 (5 votes cast)...

Photo – 247Sports   Coach Pitino laid the groundwork for landing Antonio Blakeney well over a year ago.  Tonight, that hard work paid off in the form of a commitment from the elite 5-star shooting guard.  The 6’4 scorer from Oak Ridge, FL cast his lot with the Cards after a two day visit over Labor Day weekend.  While LSU was viewed as the major competition,...Continue reading »

Photo -M Live   Earlier today we told you that Louisville freshman Jaylen Johnson’s name appeared at the registrar’s office and that he looked to be fully enrolled as a student. However, though now attending classes, he had still yet to be cleared officially to play basketball by the NCAA. That is until now. Right as we went on the air tonight for our...Continue reading »

Photo – Ann Arbor News   It’s coming right down to the wire, but the last piece of Louisville’s heralded 2014 recruiting class appears to be falling into place. Jaylen Johnson, a 6’9, 4-star forward from Ypsilanti, Michigan has been awaiting clearance from the NCAA after his school district went through a merger with a neighboring town. The...Continue reading »

Photo – @UABasketball Fresh off his commitment to Louisville – and interview with LSL – Donovan Mitchell took his talents to Brooklyn...Continue reading »

Photo – AP With Deng Adel, Donovan Mitchell, and Ray Spalding already in the fold, UofL has a top class nationally.  But Coach Pitino isn’t...Continue reading »

Photo – AP Two games got official tip-off times today as the Cards will face the evil empire at 2:00 on December 27th on ESPN2.  Louisville is featured on ESPN’s “Big Monday” only once, when they travel to Atlanta to take on Georgia Tech. Information for two University of Louisville basketball games this upcoming season came out on Monday, including...Continue reading »

Photo – @spidadmitchell If you follow college basketball recruiting, you know it can be a cruel game.  A school and coaching staff can devote a lot of time on a specific prospect only to see them pick a different program.  In this game of recruiting, it’s a rather simple deal – you win some and lose some.  Providence had recruited Mitchell for well...Continue reading »

Photo – @spidadmitchell Donovan Mitchell was this summer’s fastest rising prospect and Coach Pitino and staff noticed it right away.  That paid off Thursday night with a commitment from hottest 2015 prospect, giving the Cards three recruits in the top 40; one a 5-star and two more close to 5-star status.  Having been recruited by Providence and other northeastern...Continue reading »

Photo via @spidadmitchell He trimmed his list to ten a couple of days ago, then cut it to five last night.  Fast rising combo guard Donovan Mitchell tweeted out that those five schools are Boston College, Florida State, Louisville, Providence, and Villanova.  The 6’3 4-star prospect is ranked 36th nationally by 247SPorts and has seen his stock sky rocket after...Continue reading »

247 Sports   Louisville already has commitments from power forward Raymond Spalding and small forward Deng Adel for the 2015 class. With those prospects in the fold the front court is set, and coach Rick Pitino and staff have turned their attention to the back court. Louisville is one of the seven schools on Florida standout Antonio Blakeney’s list and the Cards...Continue reading »

Photo – Under Armour   Louisville fans have been hearing plenty about rising 2015 shooting guard Donovan Mitchell and it doesn’t look like there’s going to be any let-up soon. Rick Pitino and his staff have put the proverbial full-court press on the 6’3, 185 lb, New York native and he’s slated to make an official visit to the UofL campus...Continue reading »

Kelly Kline – Under Armour The hot name associated with Louisville basketball recruiting right now is  Donovan Mitchell.  The 6’2 combo guard has blown up this summer during the AAU season, catching the eye of several other big time schools.  The latest elite program to offer Mitchell is Kansas, who received an offer from Coach Self after he watched him...Continue reading »