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Louisville head coach Charlie Strong spoke with the media yesterday afternoon after the Cards’ 30-7 victory over Temple and seemed pleased in some phases, others…… not so much. *Video courtesy of WDRB.com   VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)...

On the show, LSL brings on Athlon Sports Senior Writer David Fox to talking about Louisville’s #2 preseason ranking and 247sports.com’s national football recruiting director JC Shurburtt.  With David: -What makes -The questions surrounding this year’s team -UofL’s main competition in the AAC -His insight on Russ Smith’s relationship with Coach Pitino -Why UK is ranked ahead of Louisville With JC: -Who the most talented commitments are in UofL’s 2014 class -Can UCF flip Card commit DT Chris Nelson?  Who...Continue reading »

Photo – newstribune.com The defending national champs got back on the court earlier than in past seasons, but they showed more of polish product than even Coach Pitino expected as the Red beat the White. 95-80.  The Red were led by Chane Behanan’s 25 points and 13 boards, while the White was highlighted by Montrezl’s 23-point, 10-rebound outing.  Russ Smith started his senior season off well by dropping 8 assists along with 24 points for the Red.  His backcourt mate Chris Jones had 21 points and 5 assists and showed his...Continue reading »

Photo – @ULFlyingCard *Once again, the Cards did what they needed to do against an inferior opponent; jump on them from the start and win, but…. *This team was sleepwalking through the second half and allowed Temple to outscore them 7-6.   They didn’t look interested, had a punt blocked, settled for field goals, and gave up a garbage-time touchdown to snap their scoreless quarter streak at 7. *Louisville goes to 5-0 for just the ninth time in school history. *Louisville is one of 17 undefeated teams. *UofL is the only school...Continue reading »

Coach P met with the media to preview the Red-White game and the team’s health. He said that Kevin Ware has a “clean bill of health” and isn’t rushing Hancock back. He mentioned the teams for the scrimmage and how he will work the line-ups going forward. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 10.0/10 (1 vote cast)...

Photo – csnbaltimore.com *The Courier-Journal recaps Onuaku’s commitment Onuaku, a standout defender and rebounder, is ranked as the No. 64 senior prospect nationally by 247Sports.com, No. 65 by Rivals.com and No. 69 by Scout.com. He averaged 8.2 points, 12 rebounds and five blocked shots last season. Onuaku, whose name is pronounced “Chih-nan-noo Onna-wah-koo,” is a brother of former Syracuse and current New Orleans Pelicans player Arinze Onuaku. He became a primary target of U of L during the July evaluation period, and the...Continue reading »

After months of putting the work in, the UofL staff was rewarded with a commitment from 4-star center Chinanu Onuaku.  The 6’10 prospect is ranked 64th nationally by 247sports.com and picked Louisville over Georgetown and Miami.  He is Gorgui-like coming out of high school – his strengths are rebounding and blocking shots – but his offensive game is quickly improving.  In his junior year, he averaged 8 points and 12 boards per game, but his stock didn’t begin to rise until this past summer.  Onuaku gives UofL...Continue reading »

(Photo – US Presswire)   The off-season of Montrezl Harrell hype continues to pick up momentum with each passing day. The sophomore has already had virtually every major news or internet media outlet tab him as a “breakout player” or “star in the making” and Sports Illustrated is just the latest to jump in the fold. This time it’s SI college basketball columnist Rob Dauster who rolled out his list of breakout players for the upcoming season and Harrell not only makes the cut, but he’s the top...Continue reading »

      Vs         Opponent: Temple Owls Conference: AAC Head Coach: Matt Rhule (1st Season) All-Time Series: 3-3 Last meeting: November 1st, 2012 – Louisville 45, Temple 17 2013 Record: 0-4 Kickoff: 12:00 p.m. Game Location: Lincoln Financial Field – Philadelphia, PA. TV: ESPN3 with Eamon McAnaney and Anthony Becht on the call Radio: 84-WHAS with Paul Rogers and Craig Swabek on the call Spread: Louisville -32.5   After what has seemed like a 21-day bye week, the undefeated, 7th ranked Louisville Cardinals are back...Continue reading »

UofL will find out soon if they will land two more players for their 2014 class as 4-star big man Chinanu Onauku will announce tomorrow at 2:30 and 3-star guard Sam Cassell, Jr. is down to Louisville and UConn.  Will UofL’s backcourt scare off Cassell like it did Snider and Lyle, or will he want to play for the defending champs in the ACC?  We should know his answer within the next few days. “They’ve been a fan of Sam’s for a while, and I think the decommitment (of Lyle) definitely opened up a spot that allowed them to pursue...Continue reading »