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(Photo – Nick Stover)   Despite a sputtering second half offense, the Louisville Cardinals defeated a hapless Temple team in Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday, 30-7, in front of hundreds of rabid fans (no, seriously). At times the Cards looked to be on cruise control but in the end it’s kind of difficult to really gain any perspective whatsoever on that win. The Owls are now 0-5 and didn’t seem like they put up much of a fight until the second half. Should the final score have been worse? Probably, but unlike most,...Continue reading »

Photo – Louisville’s win over Temple didn’t impress the voters, and deservedly so, they voted Florida State ahead of Louisville in the latest AP Poll and Coaches Polls.   Unlike the Coaches Poll, fans can see where the AP voters ranked UofL.  This week, nine of the 60 voters in the AP Poll didn’t include Louisville in their Top 10.   Louisville’s next opponent, Rutgers checks in at 4-1 and received two votes in the AP Poll (34th) and eight votes in the Coaches (32nd).  In these next two games,...Continue reading »

Photo – Ohio (4-1) Beat Akron, 43-3 Eastern Kentucky (3-2) Beat Austin Peay, 38-3 Kentucky (1-4) Lost to #13 South Carolina, 35-28 FIU (1-4) Beat Southern Miss, 24-23 Temple (0-5) Lost to Louisville, 30-7 Rutgers (4-1) Beat SMU, 55-52 in 3 OT UCF (4-1) Beat Memphis, 24-17 South Florida (1-4) Beat Cincinnati, 26-20 UConn (0-4) Bye Week Houston (4-0) Bye Week Memphis (1-3) Lost to UCF, 24-17 Cincinnati (3-2) Lost to USF, 26-20 Combined opponents’ record this week (6-4) Combined opponents’ record overall (26-32) —– UofL’s...Continue reading »

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   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’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 – 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 – *The Courier-Journal recaps Onuaku’s commitment Onuaku, a standout defender and rebounder, is ranked as the No. 64 senior prospect nationally by, No. 65 by and No. 69 by 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 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 its...Continue reading »