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In a battle between two former Cardinals’ current NBA squads, Terry Rozier and Gorgui Dieng put on a show for NBA crowds.  Former Louisville Cardinals Terry Rozier and Gorgui Dieng went head-to-head tonight in the NBA. The Boston Celtics were paying a visit to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Great to see 2 former UofL Cards making big impacts for #NBA franchises — Christian Dudley (@ChristianDudley) November 22, 2016 The T-Wolves were well in control for 36 minutes, but as you know with the old adage,...Continue reading »

The defensive game plan is simple; contain UK’s two 1,00-yard rushers Boom Williams and Benny Snell, Jr.  That’s easier said than done as both backs have enjoyed multiple 100-yard games.  To date, UofL has faced three top-level running backs in Dalvin Cook (242 carries for 1,467 yards, and 17 TDs), Wayne Gallman (160-831-8), and Matt Dayes (214-1,015-8).  In the games played against the Cards, Cook had 54 yards on 16 carries, Gallman had 110 yards on 16 carries with a TD, and NC State’s Dayes had 5 carries...Continue reading »

It did not take long for the Houston Rockets to request Chinanu Onuaku to rejoin his NBA team.  The Houston Rockets must read and listen to “Louisville Sports Live” because it has just been announced that they have recalled the services of ex-Louisville big man Chinanu Onuaku.  Roster Update: Rockets Recall Chinanu Onuaku and Kyle Wiltjer from @RGVVipers — Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) November 21, 2016 Through five NBDL games, Nanu posted averages of 12.2 points, 13 rebounds, and...Continue reading »

Currently, both UofL and UK football programs are recruiting at the highest – and maybe best the level – ever.  Petrino has things rolling on the recruiting trail and UofL has spent the bulk of the season in the Top 10.  This year, the Cards have enjoyed a lot of success – the Houston debacle notwithstanding- and have the Heisman front runner.  After the Cards kept them out of the postseason the last two years, the Cayuts will be finally going to a bowl.  With that said, the Governor’s Cup is...Continue reading »

Chinanu Onuaku is showing rather quick development of his game on his first assignment with the Houston Rockets’ NBDL affiliate.  Chinanu Onuaku declared for the NBA after suiting up in the red and black for two years at the University of Louisville.  “Nanu” did not post eye-popping stats for the Louisville Cardinals, but sometimes it is the finer details that do not show up in the box score that really gains attention from NBA scouts. He displayed great potential on the collegiate level. Potential is why the Houston...Continue reading »

The guys previewed tonight’s game with UH’s beat writer Joseph Duarte from the Houston Chronicle.  Also discussed was how awful analysts Joey Galloway and Booger McFarland are at doing their research on UofL.    VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)...

Former Louisville Cardinal standout Edgar Sosa continues to turn heads in international play.  According to Sportando, ex-Cardinal Edgar Sosa has notched a big achievement in his international basketball career.  This week, Sosa notched his career high of 14 assists in a regulation game while also tying the Italian League record for assists in a game.  Edgar Sosa, 14 assist per il suo high personale: eguagliato il primato di Fitipaldo — Sportando IT (@SportandoIT) November 15, 2016 It is great...Continue reading »

  Given that Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away, it’s fitting that the College Football Playoff committee appears to see in Louisville what Neal Page saw in Del Griffith in the classic Thanksgiving movie, “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles”: I tolerate you, and you are clearly valuable in your craft, but…despite how positively everyone else views you, you annoy me and I really don’t like you. That is pretty much what the committee told Louisville on Tuesday night with their updated rankings. Despite...Continue reading »

The third installment of the CFB Playoff rankings were released tonight and your Louisville Cardinals moved up two spots to No. 5.   It’s slow trip up, but the Cards have moved up two spots in two weeks. Full #CFBPlayoff Top 25 for games played through November 12. — CFBPlayoff (@CFBPlayoff) November 16, 2016 Here’s what you guessed in our twitter poll earlier today…. Where will the Cards be in the @CFBPlayoff rankings tonight? — LouisvilleSportsLive...Continue reading »

The Cards rose to No. 3 in both the AP and Coaches Polls, but rose only one spot in the CFB Playoff rankings.  Here’s what we know and what we don’t heading into Week 12 with the 6 remaining challengers – and two more lurking outside –  for the four coveted spots. Alabama (10-0) 3 wins against the CFB Playoff Top 25; 0 losses.  An easy choice for the top spot.  The Tide plays No. 18 Auburn on the 26th and will steamroll whoever the East champ is in the SEC Championship. Ohio State (9-1) The Buckeyes...Continue reading »

The Breakdown – Houston Edition   Getting to Know the Cougars: Head Coach: Tom Herman Offensive Coordinator: Major Applewhite Defensive Coordinator: Todd Orlando Record: 8-2   Houston burst onto the scene this season with a win on opening weekend over then #3 Oklahoma. However, the Cougars have since lost twice in the American Conference and despite still being a talented team, have fallen off the national radar and out of the rankings.   The Offense: The Cougars have been led all season by Senior Dual-Threat Quarterback,...Continue reading »

Louisville legend Russ Smith has made a return to the blogging world and his latest piece is very eye-opening.  A Louisville NCAA National Champion and professional baller, Russ Smith, is a very skilled writer. He has blessed the interwebs in the past with a few intellectual blog posts.  Recently, “Russdiculous” has experienced more than his fair share of tough luck as he attempts to work his way into another NBA opportunity.  In his latest blog, titled “Premature Burial,” you can feel the frustration...Continue reading »

The guys discussed the latest CFB Playoff rankings and UofL’s path to the playoffs as well as Pitino’s latest top 10 recruiting haul. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)...