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(Photo – US Presswire)   It’s hard to believe, but the University of Louisville men’s basketball team will start fall practices tomorrow and begin preparation to defend their title. It seems just like yesterday that Luke Hancock was burying three-pointer after three-pointer as the Cards mounted a comeback against Michigan and ultimately snatched their third National Championship. This year’s team, once again, has incredibly high expectations and will start the season somewhere inside the top-3 when the official...Continue reading »

(Photo – USA Today)   Louisville sophomore power forward Montrezl Harrell has had quite the past 12 months. At this time last year he had finished playing for USA’s U-18 international team and had just enrolled at UofL after getting released from his letter-of-intent to Virginia Tech. Since then he’s won a National Championship, played on another USA summer squad and is now looking at what should be a break-out second season as a Cardinal. Although he wasn’t even a starter last year, NBA executives and GM’s...Continue reading »

(Photo -US Presswire)   After seeing Louisville combo guard Russ Smith get shafted by both The Sporting News and USA Today in recent weeks, it’s nice to see the fine folks at CBS Sports have come to their senses. Last night they released their annual preseason All-American teams and Smith was tabbed a first-teamer along with Creighton’s Doug McDermott, Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart, Kentucky’s Julius Randle and Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins. Smith, who averaged 18.3 point and 3 assists per game en route to leading...Continue reading »

  Two days ago, Yahoo Sports’ Pat Forde released this piece breaking down the top ten teams and where they get their talent to succeed at the highest level. The criteria taken into account focused on each team’s depth charts on the schools’ websites. Only starters were listed; backups were not included. Additionally, Forde also looked at every team’s recruiting rankings. Basically, he looked at each team’s depth chart from last week, assessed where all their starters were ranked in the 0-to-5-star...Continue reading »

The Cards and Canes squared off in what was one of the biggest home games in the history of PJCS. *Video courtesy of upfromtheashes Note: no audio VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)...

(Photo – Nick Stover)   Not that Louisville’s football facilities are in need of much help (they’re already rather state-of-the-art), but this morning the school received a huge donation that will help keep them on the cutting edge moving forward. Rick and David Kueber, the owners of Planet Fitness, donated $3 million to UofL which will go towards upgrading the Howard Schnellenberger Complex adjacent to Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Louisville hopes the donation will help to nearly double the size of the weight...Continue reading »

  On this show, the guys bring on recent football commit QB Ross Trail to get his thoughts on his commitment to UofL, Coach Strong, and his game.  During the interview we discuss: -Schools that were expressing interest him before he commited -What his meeting with Coach Strong was like -Who he models his game after -His skill set and what he does well Other show topics include: -Basketball recruiting updates with Lyles and Onuaku; time tables on commitments and what the chances are that Louisville lands them -As a UofL fan, do you pull for...Continue reading »

(Photo – Adidas via 247 Sports)   Chinanu Onuaku, one of the elite uncommitted big men in the 2014 class has decided to forgo a previously scheduled trip to Indiana and will now reportedly make a decision between Louisville and Miami (FL). Rated a 4-star prospect by virtually all the major scouting services, the 6-10, 220 lb center took an official visit to Louisville three weeks ago and many analysts believe the Cards lead for his services. Onuaku also held offers from the Hoosiers, Cincinnati, UConn, Maryland, DePaul and Georgetown...Continue reading »

(Photo – 247 Sports)   This video surfaced last night on Twitter and for good reason…..check out class of 2014 Football commit LJ Scott straight bowling through kids and also showing some incredible athleticism during a touchdown run last weekend during his homecoming game. Looks like the stable of UofL running backs is in good hands moving forward….. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 10.0/10 (1 vote cast)...

Photo – AP Chane Behanan turned away Calipari’s late advances and became a Cardinal, then a Champion.’s Rick Bozich published a historical piece on the basketball recruiting battles between UofL and UK since 1964 when the two schools went after Wes Unseld.  Other names from Rex Chapman all the way to Marquis Teague were courted by the two rival schools, and there’s been plenty of intrigue over the years. however, with the advent of social media and 24-hour recruiting coverage, this one could turn out to be...Continue reading »