January 20, 2013 - 2:52am
Louisville basketball drops a home heartbreaker to Syracuse 70-68
Being number one was nice while it lasted.
On paper, the top ranked University of Louisville Cardinals (16-2, 4-1 Big East) and the number 6 Syracuse Orange (17-1, 5-0) are about as even a match up as you’ll find in college basketball. Saturday’s game in the KFC Yum! Center reflected that as it went down to the wire and ended in...
January 18, 2013 - 11:00am
The Globetrotters return to Louisville on Sunday, which made me think about some of the local talent that has been on the Trotters roster; with that in mind I decided to find out.
America’s favorite basketball comics are coming back to Louisville, when the Harlem Globetrotters stake their claim at the KFC Yum! Center Sunday, for two “games”- one at two, the other at seven.The crowned princes of hoop comedy are actually making a three day Kentucky run that...
January 16, 2013 - 11:30am
Keith O’Brien brings a touch of basketball fever to Barnes & Noble
Touting the new book ‘Outside Shot: Big Dreams, Hard Times, and One County’s Quest for Basketball Greatness’, author Keith O’Brien will bring the courtside story of the Scott County Cardinals to the The Summit location of Barnes & Noble tonight, Wednesday, January 16th, at 7pm.
Our bones make snapping sounds like K’nex.  Crack your knuckles out in space, and the bright pop of bone-on-bone at the joints is a plastic sound.  An unnatural thing.  We probably developed the entire concept of synthetics based on this whiplash snap alone.  A flash of...
January 16, 2013 - 10:03am
UK had a fight on its hands Tuesday night at Rupp Arena against the Volunteers of Tennessee, but held on to send the Vols to their fourth straight loss.
It’s a good start.After losing the first home SEC game of John Calipari’s tenure Saturday against Texas A&M, UK outlasted the Tenessee Volunteers (8-7, 0-3) 75-65 Tuesday night in Rupp Arena to improve to 11-5 on the season (2-1 SEC). Kyle Wiltjer led the Cats with 17 points off the...
January 14, 2013 - 10:14pm
Louisville basketball polished their number one ranking, beats UConn 73-58
It was the biggest came of UConn's season but the Cards weren't having it.
The University of Louisville Cardinals (16-1, 4-0 Big East) took their flashy new number one ranking into Hartford to play the University of Connecticut Huskies (12-4, 2-2) at the XL Center. It was the kickoff to ESPN's Big Monday series. It was also the kickoff of a huge Big East swing for the...