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   Vs    Opponent: SMU Mustangs Game Location: KFC YUM! Center — Louisville, Ky. Tip Off: 1:06 pm Record: 11-3 (1-1) Head Coach: Larry Brown (1st Season) Conference: AAC TV: CBS Sports Network with Andre Catalon, Steve Lappas, and Doug Gottlieb on the call Radio: 84-WHAS with Paul Rogers and Bob Valvano on the call Last Meeting: U of L 87, SMU 79 — Honolulu, Ha., Rainbow Classic Series Record: U of L leads 6-2; 3-0 all-time at home Spread: Louisville — 14 Officials: Tom Eades, Pat Driscoll, and Hal Lusk Starting Line-ups Louisville Wayne...Continue reading »

   The boys are back breaking down the decision to re-hire Bobby Petrino.  Mike Hughes, publisher of insidetheville.com stops by to offer a behind-the-scenes look at his hiring as well as some insight as to who Petrino will hire to complete his staff. with Mike: -How Petrino’s hiring will impact recruiting -The other candidates who were seriously considered -BP’s staff as it stands now; will there be any more Strong staff holdovers? -An update on who has decommitted and who is solid -A slew of calls from UofL fans with a variety...Continue reading »

(Photo – Arkansas Athletics) Well, that didn’t take long. News just broke that Bobby Petrino has hired Garrick McGee to become his offensive coordinator and Chris Klenakis as his offensive line coach. McGee, who served as Petrino’s OC at Arkansas for the 2010 and 2011 seasons, actually stepped down as head coach at AUB to take the job with Louisville. McGee was just 5-19 in two seasons at Alabama Birmingham so who knows how much longer he would have been around if the hire hadn’t been made. You can read his entire bio...Continue reading »

The season is over and a new national champion has been crowned.  With that comes immense challenges for the UofL program and new Coach Bobby Petrino as they head to the ACC.  Here’s a look at the upcoming schedule and how each team fared in 2013. *Rankings are from the final AP Poll. HOME #1 Florida State (14-0) Beat Auburn and won the BCS National Championship Kentucky (2-10) Miami (9-4) Lost to Louisville in the Russell Athletic Bowl Murray State (6-6) NC State (3-9) Wake Forest (4-8) ROAD Boston College (7-6) Lost to Arizona in...Continue reading »

(Photo – Hilton Head Packet) When Charlie Strong left for Texas, you knew Louisville was going to lose a couple of key recruits. It always happens – at every school – when there’s a coaching changeover. First, it was George Rushing, the talented 3-star Fort Lauderdale wide receiver, then it was Trinity Christian (Jacksonville) teammates Kavaris Harkless and Isaiah Ford (also both 3-star players). There’s also a handful of others who remain “soft commits” and who are waiting to either speak to Bobby...Continue reading »

(Photo – Jamie Rhodes / USA Today) Man, that one was hard to swallow. Give credit to Memphis for making all the plays down the stretch, but there were a few questionable calls from the zebras and some questionable decision-making by Russ Smith that ultimately prevented the Cards from gaining their first quality win of the season. While it’s still WAY too early to jump off the ship or anything ridiculous like that, it’s definitely concerning to see the lack of discipline and fundamentals when the balance of the game is in...Continue reading »

Photo – @GoCards *Courtesy of WHAS11.com *Courtesy of Fred Harmon -Said this is his “destination job”. -Understands that he has to show he’s a changed person. -Took the WKU job to get closer to Louisville. -On Louisville he said, “This is home.” -Confirmed that Clint Hurtt will be on his staff and that his buyout is $10 million. -Petrino’s contract is a 7-year, $24.5 million deal. The press release from UofL: One of the nation’s best offensive minds is returning home. University of Louisville...Continue reading »

     Vs       Opponent: Memphis Tigers Game Location: KFC Yum! Center – Louisville, Ky. Tip Off: 7:02 pm Record: 10-3 (1-1) Head Coach: Josh Pastner (5th Season) Conference: AAC TV: ESPN with Dan Shulman and Dick Vitale on the call Radio: 84-WHAS with Paul Rogers & Bob Valvano on the call Last Meeting: Louisville 87, Memphis 78 – Memphis, Tn. December 15th, 2012 Series Record: Louisville leads 53-34; 31-11 at home all time Spread: Louisville –9 Officials: Doug Sirmons, Don Daily and Roger Ayers Starting Line-ups Louisville Russ...Continue reading »

Photo – AP Bobby Petrino will once again roam the sidelines at the University of Louisville.  Jurich’s decision to bring him back is already causing a differing of opinions from a small faction of the fanbase as well as the national media.  Coach Petrino is a proven winner on the field, but a less-than-stellar person off it.  Let’s examine the good and the bad of bringing Bobby back. THE GOOD Petrino is by far the most qualified coach in UofL’s pool of candidates to take over this Louisville program heading into...Continue reading »

Today is shaping up as a big day. The U of L football team is expected to announce the hiring of Bobby Petrino and the basketball team plays #24 Memphis tonight at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.  But how about some news on a future Louisville basketball player? Quentin Snider, a 2014 U of L basketball signee, had 13 assists last night, giving him 520 for his career. Snider is now the all-time assists leader at Ballard, passing Mark Bell (512). Ballard’s Quentin Snider had 13 assists tonight, 520 for career, passes Mark Bell (512) as school’s...Continue reading »