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  1. Report: Louisville’s sixth freshman finally arrives on campus, enrolls in school

    Aug 25, 2014, 9:34 AM EDT

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    Johnson has been waiting for more than a month to get through the eligibility center.

  2. Louisville awaits eligibility news on one of its newcomers

    Aug 23, 2014, 5:21 PM EDT

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    6-foot-9 forward Jaylen Johnson can help the Cardinals immediately…if he can get cleared by the NCAA Eligibility Center.

  3. Louisville is getting a new floor (PHOTO)

    Aug 22, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

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    Louisville is updating its floor with the move to the ACC.

  4. Louisville’s Terry Rozier is ready for his bigger role this season

    Aug 21, 2014, 9:34 AM EDT

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    Rozier will be the most important player for Louisville this season.

  5. Louisville receives verbal commitment from one of the summer’s best players

    Aug 7, 2014, 10:34 PM EDT

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    Donovan Mitchell did more to help his stock than any recruit this summer. Thursday night, he committed to Louisville.

  6. Louisville commit Raymond Spalding doesn’t feel pressure as the hometown kid

    Aug 1, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT

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    Louisville commit Raymond Spalding doesn’t feel pressure despite being a hometown kid.

  7. Four-star power forward Ray Spalding commits to Louisville

    Jul 20, 2014, 2:36 PM EDT

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    It’s the second commit for Rick Pitino this week.

  8. From Sudan, to Australia, to Louisville: Deng Adel’s journey to America

    Jul 14, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT

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    Deng Adel has traveled a long way to reach his current status as a Louisville commit.

  9. Report: Coach K tops the list of college basketball’s highest paid coaches

    May 15, 2014, 6:07 PM EDT

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    Coach K headlined a list of the top paid college basketball coaches.

  10. Report: Kevin Ware to transfer from Louisville

    Mar 29, 2014, 1:31 PM EDT

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    Kevin Ware is transferring from Louisville, according to reports.

  11. Louisville’s run at back-to-back ends at the hands of rival Kentucky

    Mar 29, 2014, 10:33 AM EDT

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    Louisville will fall short of its goal of three consecutive Final Fours as the No. 4 seed Cardinals fell to No. 8 seed Kentucky in the Sweet 16 on Friday night.

  12. Late Night Snacks: Sunday’s Elite 8 matchups set

    Mar 29, 2014, 2:49 AM EDT

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    The defensive fortitude showed by Alex Poythress helped Kentucky-Louisville crack through for ‘game of the night’, but there are several other sterling — and not so great — performances from the final Sweet 16 games.

  13. No. 8 seed Kentucky overcomes adversity to topple No. 4 seed Louisville

    Mar 29, 2014, 1:10 AM EDT

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    No. 8 seed Kentucky got past rival and No. 4 seed Louisville on Friday as the Wildcats won, 74-69 in a battle of the last two national champions.

  14. No. 4 Louisville advances but will need more from Russ Smith next week

    Mar 22, 2014, 5:51 PM EDT

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    No. 4 Louisville advanced to the Sweet 16 for the third consecutive season. However if the Cardinals are to make a run at another national title, they’ll need Russ Smith to rebound from his tough weekend in Orlando.

  15. Rick Pitino not pleased with Louisville’s first-round game with Manhattan

    Mar 20, 2014, 11:35 AM EDT

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    Rick Pitino is not pleased with the NCAA selection committee, but it isn’t about Louisville’s No. 4 seed.

  16. Steve Masiello has the Manhattan Jaspers dancing once again

    Mar 11, 2014, 12:43 AM EDT

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    In less than 36 months, Manhattan head coach Steve Masiello has taken the Jaspers from 6-25 to the NCAA tournament.

  17. As Montrezl Harrell continues to emerge, is No. 11 Louisville a threat to repeat?

    Mar 8, 2014, 5:06 PM EDT

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    As Louisville sophomore forward Montrezl Harrell puts up huge numbers against great competition in the last few weeks are the Cardinals a threat to make a run at back-to-back national titles?

  18. No. 21 Memphis rallies to earn big home win over No. 7 Louisville

    Mar 1, 2014, 4:34 PM EDT

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    The No. 21 Memphis Tigers earned a huge home win on Saturday as they rallied late in the game to beat No. 7 Louisville 72-66 on Saturday for an American Athletic Conference home win. The Tigers went on a crucial 15-1 run and scored at least a point on eight consecutive possessions to close out…

  19. Louisville’s win at Cincinnati shows they can make another run

    Feb 22, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

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    By knocking off No. 7 Cincinnati on the road for an American Athletic Conference win on Saturday, No. 11 Louisville earned its biggest win of the season and came back to beat a Bearcat team that beat them at home earlier in the year. It was Louisville’s first win over a ranked opponent on the…

  20. No. 11 Louisville wins wild game thanks to Russ Smith heroics over No. 7 Cincinnati

    Feb 22, 2014, 2:40 PM EDT

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    Louisville and Cincinnati have been together playing basketball in other leagues before. In its second matchup in the American Athletic Conference, the top two teams in the league grinded-out an ugly, low-scoring contest as No. 11 Louisville knocked off No. 7 Cincinnati for a huge 58-57 road win. Russ Smith (10 points, five assists, three steals) came…

  21. Louisville gets a defensive makeover

    Feb 21, 2014, 6:32 PM EDT

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    Even though Louisville beat Houston by double-digits in early February, coach Rick Pitino was not pleased with his team’s performance. Specifically, he thought the Cardinals were defensively lacking. Through the squad’s first ten AAC games, Louisville had held teams to .93 points per possession, a certainly stingy mark but one that must have seemed poor…

  22. John Calipari responds to Rick Pitino’s social media comments

    Feb 20, 2014, 12:57 PM EDT

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    Frenemies John Calipari and Rick Pitino are at it again. Earlier this week, some comments that Pitino made about the use of social media went viral. The irony of it? Twitter is the reason that his comments made it to every blog and every website, with social media being the catalyst for words being taken…

  23. When read in context, Rick Pitino is right about social media

    Feb 18, 2014, 12:21 PM EDT

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    That’s the quote that made the rounds on twitter last night, thanks in large part to this tweet from Fox Sports Live’s official account. The actual quote can be heard at the 8:25 mark of the video below, dug up by Stephen Douglas of The Big Lead. It comes after Pitino had answered a couple of…

  24. Ryan Pitino explains the chicken suit at the Minnesota game

    Feb 10, 2014, 4:33 PM EDT

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    During Minnesota’s home Big Ten win over Indiana on Saturday, you could clearly see Louisville head coach Rick Pitino sitting behind the Minnesota bench while his son, Richard, coached the Golden Gophers to victory as a first-year coach at the school. The elder Pitino is a familiar face and a national-title winning coach, but you…

  25. No. 18 Louisville notches their biggest win of the season at UConn

    Jan 19, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

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    The story after No. 18 Louisville’s 76-64 win over UConn on Saturday night was that Kevin Ollie was ejected in impressive fashion. He went out in a blaze of glory, sprinting down the sideline, getting rung up by official Mike Stuart twice and slowly stalking and staring the refs down as he was escorted off…