All posts tagged "David Padgett"

  • Stepping in famous footsteps, David Padgett looks to make his own way forward

    By Jeff Milby — With just seconds remaining against George Mason, and the score out of reach at 72-61, David Padgett strode down the sideline toward the opponent’s bench. Pulling his hands from his pockets, the 6-foot-11...

    • Posted November 20, 2017
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  • Men’s basketball holds off Omaha 87-78

    By Conner Farrell– The men’s basketball team held off the Omaha Mavericks 87-78 in a fast paced run-n-gun match-up. “We played 20 minutes of darn good basketball and we played 20 minutes of embarrassing basketball,” acting head...

    • Posted November 17, 2017
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  • Amid whirlwind, 7-footer Mahmoud standing steady

    By Jeff Milby — Anas Mahmoud raises eyebrows just about everywhere he goes. Seven-footers have a way of doing that, especially when they play for a program like the men’s basketball. This preseason, though, Mahmoud raised eyebrows...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Men’s basketball must learn on the fly in 2017-18

    By Dalton Ray — On the court, men’s basketball starts this season similar to ones in the past: ranked in the Top 25, an established starting five and talented bench. Off the court, No. 16 Louisville is...

    • Posted November 13, 2017
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  • Men’s basketball beats Bellarmine 72-57

    By Taylor Webster — In their final exhibition game, men’s basketball beat the Bellarmine Knights 72-57. “I wouldn’t be shocked if that team won the (Division II) national championship,” interim head coach David Padgett said about the...

    • Posted November 7, 2017
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  • Men’s and women’s basketball kick off the season in top 20

    By Dalton Ray — Living in the top 25 for the past five years, men’s and women’s basketball will start the 2017-18 season ranked once again. The men begin the season at No. 16 in the AP...

    • Posted November 4, 2017
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  • Three takeaways from men’s basketball’s second intrasquad scrimmage

    By Micah Brown — As the White team defeated the Red team 96-64, fans had the opportunity to see a preview of men’s basketball’s starting five this season. The White team, composed of Ray Spalding, Deng Adel,...

    • Posted October 28, 2017
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  • ULAA hires Tyra and Padgett

    By Shelby Brown– The U of L Athletic Association voted unanimously to hire Vince Tyra as acting athletic director and enter into a formal employment contract with David Padgett at Monday’s personnel meeting. Tyra recommended hiring Padgett,...

    • Posted October 16, 2017
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  • Basketball adds Trent Johnson to coaching staff

    By Micah  Brown– Interim basketball coach David Padgett announced Trent Johnson as assistant coach Oct. 10. Since former assistant Kenny Johnson is on administrative leave and Jordan Fair is fired, Padgett found himself the only person on...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • David Padgett chosen to keep the ship afloat for men’s basketball

    By Dalton Ray– In the wake of Rick Pitino’s fallout, U of L President Greg Postel announced that assistant coach and former Cardinal David Padgett is the interim head coach for the 2017-18 season. The youngest coach...

    • Posted September 29, 2017
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