Category Archives: Louisville Sports

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

Louisville Can’t Solve the Virginia Puzzle

Louisville fans are excited - Photo by UofL Athletics
Louisville fans are excited – Photo by UofL Athletics

Louisville coach Rick Pitino usually ends his postgame press conference in about seven to eight minutes.  Tonight’s press conference ended in a little over three minutes.  His opening statement described exactly why the No. 6 Cardinals lost once again to No. 12 Virginia.  Pitino said, “Well, Virginia seems to be our kryptonite. Continue reading Louisville Can’t Solve the Virginia Puzzle

University of Louisville Announces Suspension of Coach Lonnie Galloway from the Citrus Bowl

Coach Lonnie Galloway - Photo courtesy of UPI.com
Coach Lonnie Galloway – Photo courtesy of UPI.com

Statement From Tom Jurich, University of Louisville Vice President and Director of Athletics

“Two days ago, I announced that our co-offensive coordinator, Lonnie Galloway, received information from Tommy Elrod of Wake Forest concerning information that belonged to Wake Forest.

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Introducing Heisman Trophy Winner Lamar Jackson

Louisville's Mr. Heisman Lamar Jackson - Photo by Bob Ausmus
Louisville’s Mr. Heisman Lamar Jackson – Photo by Bob Ausmus

Lamar Jackson has electrified crowds since he was a kid.  He wowed everyone in Boynton Beach High School in Florida often making plays that left even his coaches amazed at what he could do.  Still, a number of coaches recruited him to play other positions instead of his true position of quarterback.   Continue reading Introducing Heisman Trophy Winner Lamar Jackson