Category Archives: Louisville Sports

U of L Baseball – Impressive Year for the University of Louisville Cardinals

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The University of Louisville’s appearance in the College World Series will cap off a terrific 2016-17 season for the Cardinals. Lofty team finishes, impressive individual achievements and nationally recognized academic success have highlighted UofL’s extremely productive academic year. Continue reading U of L Baseball – Impressive Year for the University of Louisville Cardinals

Louisville season ends as Cards fall to Wolverines 73 – 69

Cardinal Season Ends - Photo by Brendon Miller
Cardinal Season Ends – Photo by Brendon Miller

Michigan’s shooting performance against Oklahoma State in the second half of their 92 – 91 victory Friday was the talk of the first round of the NCAA tournament.  The Wolverines shot an impressive 16 – 25 (64%) from the field, including 11 – 15 (73.3%) from 3-point range.  They were not to be outdone in their second round matchup against the No. 2 seed Louisville Cardinals. Continue reading Louisville season ends as Cards fall to Wolverines 73 – 69

Cards Survive 85 – 80 Over Pittsburgh

Rick Pitino
Rick Pitino

Rick Pitino said in his postgame press conference after his team beat Pittsburgh 85 – 80 that if you just took a look at the statistics on the season and not the Louisville name, you would think they had only six or seven wins.  This is coming from the coach of the No. 14 Louisville Cardinals.  Even more impressive is the fact that the Cards improved to 14 – 3 with the win.  This all coming against a top five schedule and with wins over Kentucky, Indiana, Purdue, and Wichita State. Continue reading Cards Survive 85 – 80 Over Pittsburgh

Mitchell Leads Cards past the Hoosiers 77 – 62

Cards upend Cats in Battle of the Bluegrass
Cards upend Cats in Battle of the Bluegrass

Who starts and who comes off of the bench has never been important to Louisville coach Rick Pitino.  That was evident in No. 6 Louisville’s 77 – 62 win over No. 16 Indiana in Banker’s Life Fieldhouse.  Pitino started Anas Mahmoud in place of Mangok Mathiang, Ray Spalding in place of Jaylen Johnson, and most surprisingly V. J. King in place of Donovan Mitchell. Continue reading Mitchell Leads Cards past the Hoosiers 77 – 62