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The end of the season marked Coach Pitino’s 15th year at the school, and if you look at the overall body of work, you’ll see impressive results.  At Louisville, Pitino is 391-134 (.746) with a 27-11 (.711) mark in the NCAA Tournament highlighted by a national championship, three Final Fours, three Elite Eight appearances, and one Sweet 16.  That comes to an average record per year of 26-9.   This season culminated 102 years of Louisville basketball.  During that span the Cards have amassed 1,778 victories.  In NCAA Tournament...Continue reading »

  The 2016 Louisville Cardinals, two weeks away from the annual Red-White spring game, conducted their first scrimmage of the spring Saturday morning, and if the words of coach Bobby Petrino and running back LJ Scott are words are indication, the progress of both QB Lamar Jackson and the offensive line should have Cards fans feeling optimistic about the coming season. The scrimmage produced 135+ plays (closed to both the public and the media) in chilly, windy conditions, and while Petrino did his best not to tout anyone too highly,...Continue reading »

The Boston Celtics’ Terry Rozier helped end the Golden State Warriors’ 54-game home winning streak on Friday.  Reigning league-MVP, Stephen Curry, and the Golden State Warriors have been the talk of the NBA all season long. They are looking to beccome repeat World Champions. They are also attempting to overtake the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls for the best team record in NBA history. With approximately two weeks remaining in the current season, the Warriors (68-8) have six games remaining on their schedule. There is less breathing room...Continue reading »

The Breakdown – Virginia Tech Baseball   Getting to know the Hokies: Head Coach: Patrick Mason Record: 10-16 (1-8)   The Hokies come into this weekend series with the Louisville Cardinals losers of 11 straight games and sitting in last place in the ACC Coastal.   The Pitching Matchups: Saturday, April 2 | 1:00 p.m. ET TV: ESPN3 | Radio: 93.9 The Ville LOU: So. LHP Brendan McKay (5-1, 1.10 ERA) VT: Jr. LHP Kit Scheetz (3-2, 3.09 ERA)   Sunday, April 3 | 1:00 p.m. ET TV: ESPN3 | Radio: 93.9 The Ville LOU: Jr. LHP Drew...Continue reading »

Another champions will be crowned this Monday in Houston.  What that said, why not take a look back at that run from three years ago? VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)...

On this episode of LSL, the guys spoke to future Card Tony Hicks and’s Chadd Scott.  With Tony, he spoke about his recruiting process, what Coach Pitino told him about how he’ll be used, and his thoughts on the NCAA investigation.  With Chadd, the guys discussed why the ACC won’t be getting a network and how the league can still bring in more revenue.   VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)...

  Following the sudden splitting up of Louisville and three-star 2016 shooting guard Frankie Hughes earlier this month, coach Rick Pitino has found himself with an open scholarship spot to fill for next season’s team, and coincidentally enough, one of his top targets from the class of 2015 is now back on the market. Justin Simon, a 6-5 freshman point guard for Arizona who was regarded as the 34th best player in the country out of high school by 247Sports Composite rankings, has decided to leave the desert following a season in...Continue reading »

Last year, UofL returned roughly 18% of its scoring from the season before.  That won’t be the case this season as the Cards figure to welcome back almost 65% of the scoring production, which is tied for 5th-highest in the ACC.  Again, assuming Onuaku returns, Louisville should be a preseason Top 5 team and once again finish in the top of the ACC. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)...

Louisville Sports Live comes your way today at 6:00 on 93.9 The Ville talking all things UofL football, basketball, and recruiting.  We’ll talk to future Card Tony Hicks as he gets prepared to join his new teammates.  We’ll also chat with Chadd Scott of about the future of the ACC TV deal and what it could look like. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)...

Former Louisville star Montrezl Harrell has been suspended by the NBDL for an incident involving a referee. The Houston Rockets’ second round selection of the 2015 NBA Draft, ex-Louisville big man Montrezl Harrell, has created a nice tranistion for himself to the major league of hoops. He was not expected to receive much of an opportunity in his inaugural season in the NBA, but injuries have allowed him to showcase his skills, energy, and athleticism. This past Saturday, Harrell was on another NBDL assignment from the Rockets, which...Continue reading »

With spring practice well underway, you know Phil Steele has material to publish.  He has been working on his mammoth preview the second the Alabama-Clemson game ended.  Here are some news and notes about the ACC to whet your football appetite. *How the ACC fared in the non-conference. *Louisville opponents Clemson (No.2) and Florida State (No.4) are in his projected Top 10 rankings. *Take a look at Phil’s Spring Guide: the ACC is featured on pages 11, 19, and 20. *UofL’s 2016 schedule is ranked the 53rd toughest with three projected...Continue reading »

  The Breakdown – Western Kentucky Edition   Getting to know the Hilltoppers: Head Coach: John Pawlowski Record: 18-13 Conference: CUSA Louisville will welcome Western Kentucky to Jim Patterson Stadium for their final match up of the regular season. WKU and UofL have played 134 times with Western holding the all-time record 69-65.   The Pitching Matchup: LOU: Jr. RHP Shane Hummel (0-0, 1.86 ERA) WKU: So. LHP Logan Weins (2-1, 6.75 ERA)   Offense: This Western Kentucky lineup features 5 guys batting over .300. Leading...Continue reading »

Louisville Cardinals star Damion Lee lost the opportunity to play in the postseason, but on Saturday night, he caught a glimpse of the March Madness excitement.  The University of Louisville self-imposed a postseason ban that kept their men’s basketball team from entering any form of tournament this month. This season was cut short — perhaps far short. This also ended their senior players’ careers too early. In one of last night’s NCAA Tournament games, Cards fans saw something suspicious following Villanova’s...Continue reading »