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Photo – USA TODAY After playing sparingly the majority of the season, Minnesota Timberwolves rookie and former Card Gorgui Dieng appears to be in line for more PT soon.  Starting center Nikola Pekovic aggravated a nagging Achilles injury and had to leave last night’s game against Chicago.  Gorgs, who’s averaging just 1.5 ppg and 1.8 rpg played 9 minutes last night against the Bulls, but didn’t score. Pekovic can play, but usually in pain, and his aching heel got to be too much during the first quarter of the Timberwolves’...Continue reading »

Photo – AP After a two-week absence, UofL PG Chris Jones will return to the Cards’ lineup this Thursday when #12 Louisville will battle #13 Cincinnati.  His official role is yet to be determined, but he is expected to come off the bench.  While he has been out, Terry Rozier has filled in nicely, averaging 9 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists. Jones is Louisville’s third-leading scorer and is second on the team in steals and assists. The Memphis native ranks 23rd nationally in steal percentage, which measures the amount...Continue reading »

Photo – AP Chane Behanan and Colorado State made it official yesterday when both parties confirmed his transfer to the school.  The 6’6 forward is still receiving treatment at the John Lucas Rehabilitation Center in Houston, but is enrolled in online courses at CSU.  He will be eligible in December 2014 and immediately becomes one of the top players in the Mountain West Conference.  His 15-point and 12-rebound performance in the national championship game helped UofL cut down the nets last April. “Chane is one of most talented...Continue reading »

Coming off of an impressive 12-1 season and entering the ACC in 2014 has definitely generated and maintained a lot of buzz around the Louisville football program. Adding in the coaching change and some really exciting recruiting news has the anticipation for next season palpable. The position group that excites me the most for the inaugural ACC season are the wide receivers and tight ends. Cardinals fans everywhere are well aware of the kind of numbers that Bobby Petrino’s teams put up offensively in his first stint at The Ville and Bobby...Continue reading »

Photo – 247sports The second recruiting weekend under Coach Petrino has netted a new and very important commitment.  Massive 6’8, 315 lb. OL Kelby Johnson committed to UofL before returning to New York today. Johnson, who will have two years of eligibility at UofL, played this past season at ASA College.  He also saw action as a true freshman at Virginia before he transferred.  Johnson picked Louisville over offers from Ole Miss, Purdue, Kansas, and others. This prospect will get the chance to start immediately as his size and...Continue reading »

Photo – lakernation.com Playing in Turkey wasn’t something T-Will planned on doing after a fairly successful stint with the Celtics in the second half of the season last year.  Like in several occasions prior, Williams couldn’t get out of his own way, or the law.  This time, Williams allegedly brought a gun with him when he and his son’s mother met for the exchange of the child.  The charges were later dropped, but Boston wasn’t in the mood to put up with his drama and released him. When he left the team in...Continue reading »

Photo – siphotos.tumblr.com “Who was the best Louisville basketball team that didn’t win a title?”  We posed the question on twitter and received a ton of feedback.  Predictably, the majority of the older segment of the fanbase went with the ’75 and ’83 Final Four teams, while the younger side went with the Elite Eight squad of 2009.  The 1975 team lost to UCLA in the national semifinals; the ’83 Cards lost to the Houston team known as ‘Phi Slamma Jamma’.  The T-Will led UofL team went...Continue reading »

Photo — TC Palm Shaquille Jones, a 6’2, 175 lb cornerback out of Merritt Island, Florida, committed to U of L three days ago. Yes, he’s a two star but it’s a good pick up for the Cards. Louisville is looking to add depth to its secondary after losing standout safeties Hakeem Smith (graduation) and Calvin Pryor (NFL draft). Looking at his highlights, Jones is physical, can intercept and break up passes, and hits very hard. Jones is also a major weapon on special teams, as evidenced by his several take backs for touchdowns...Continue reading »

On the show, former UofL QB star Brian Brohm discusses what it was like playing for Coach Petrino and insidetheville.com’s Mike Hughes gives us a UofL football recruiting update. With Mike: -The latest on who will be visiting campus this weekend -UofL’s updated recruiting targets and who to keep an eye on -Petrino’s roster management strategy -How the recent lineup adjustments have helped the hoops squad With Brian: -What it was like playing for Coach Petrino -What the team can expect from him and his staff -How a typical...Continue reading »

(Photo – Associated Press) After losing 2 of its past 4 previous games, the Louisville basketball team struggled to beat a good (not great) SMU basketball team at home by a score of just 71-63. That game, played a little over a week ago, marked the team’s 4th lowest point total of the season, and while the Cards finished the game with 16 assists, they also committed 15 turnovers. A Louisville team who looked so hot at the beginning of the season was appearing to lose its swagger, and after that game, coach Rick Pitino made two...Continue reading »