December 29, 2012 - 9:59pm
Louisville basketball outgrows the "little brother" label, beat Kentucky 80-77
Bragging rights established, Louisville removes some of the sting from last years losses to UK.
A record crowd of 22,810 at the KFC Yum! Center watched the 3rd ranked University of Louisville Cardinals (12-1) beat the number 23 University of Kentucky Wildcats (8-4) 80-77. Even though the Cat faithful won’t want to hear it, this game wasn’t really that close. UK clawed back into it...
December 23, 2012 - 12:09am
Louisville basketball leaves the Toppers on the bottom 78-55
In their final tune-up before the Kentucky game, Louisville found a few things to work on even though this game was a blow out.
When the 5th ranked University of Louisville Cardinals (11-1) traveled to Nashville to take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, the game was said to be at a neutral arena, but it was clearly hostile territory for the Cards since it’s only 100 miles away from Bowling Green. Nonetheless,...
December 20, 2012 - 12:50am
Louisville Cardinal basketball hammers FIU 79-55 to take the Billy Minardi Class
With two coaches named Pitino on the floor, you wanted to see them do battle. The elder statesman showed the whippersnapper who's boss.
The cliche train said that the 5th ranked University of Louisville (10-1) vs. Florida International (3-5) game was Pitino vs. Pitino or the master vs. the student. In truth, it was a nationally ranked basketball program taking on a team starting almost from scratch. When coach Rick Pitino was asked...
December 15, 2012 - 6:38pm
Louisville basketball claws back to take down Memphis 87-78
Louisville Cardinal talons end up being sharper than Memphis Tiger claws to keep the Cards playing tough and winning games.
The 6th ranked University of Louisville Cardinals (9-1) went on the road to the FedEx Forum to take on longtime rival Memphis (6-3). Earlier in the week, senior point guard Peyton Siva admitted he didn't know much about the history of the rivalry, but he knew it was time for everyone to step up...
December 8, 2012 - 9:00pm
Louisville torches Kansas City in Russdiculous fashion 99-47
Russ Smith has his best day as a Cardinal and proves the saying to be true: "Russ Smith is always open."
The most Russdiculous game of the young University of Louisville Cardinal season came as a 52 point victory over the University of Missouri Kansas City (4-6). Russ Smith played a career game in the blowout that included excellent play from Luke Hancock and Montrezl Harrell, too. In the end, Kansas...