All posts tagged "men’s basketball"

  • Adel sets sights on NBA, will enter 2018 draft

    By Matt Bradshaw — After Ray Spalding’s announcement nearly a week ago, Deng Adel has also declared he will hire an agent and keep his name in the 2018 NBA draft. Adel will skip his senior season and...

    • Posted April 9, 2018
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  • Mack seasons basketball staff with new assistants

    By Matt Bradshaw — The University of Louisville placed its faith in Chris Mack as the new head basketball coach. Mack rewarded their confidence by getting down to work, filling his staff with three experienced assistants. Dino...

    • Posted April 8, 2018
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  • New coach Chris Mack: “You’re going to get my very best”

    By Shelby Brown & Dalton Ray — U of L introduced former Xavier coach Chris Mack as the new men’s basketball head coach today after yesterday’s informal announcement. Mack signed a seven-year, $28 million contract with U of L...

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • Question-filled offseason looms over men’s basketball

    By Matt Bradshaw — It is officially the offseason for men’s basketball after their defeat in the NIT quarterfinals. The 2017-18 season was solid with 20 plus wins, but the Cardinals were perhaps not as successful as expected. With...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • Men’s basketball rolls past MTSU, moves forward to NIT quarterfinals

    By Matt Bradshaw — No. 2 seed men’s basketball (22-13) rolled past No. 3 Middle Tennessee (25-8) in the second round of the NIT. The Cardinals shot 52 percent from beyond the arc in their 84-68 victory under...

    • Posted March 18, 2018
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  • Snider and Mahmoud honored on senior night

    By Matt Bradshaw — In their final game at the KFC Yum! Center, men’s basketball’s Quentin Snider and Anas Mahmoud were honored on their senior night. Despite trailing for most of the contest, No. 1 Virginia stunned Louisville on...

    • Posted March 2, 2018
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  • Men’s basketball drops third straight to Syracuse

    By Micah Brown — Men’s basketball (16-8, 6-5) could not overcome cold 3-point shooting and defensive lapses as they fell to Syracuse 78-73. The loss marks Louisville’s third straight and the fourth of their last five games....

    • Posted February 5, 2018
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  • Ray Spalding hopes to reach his potential as a junior

    By Taylor Webster — Few players have a higher ceiling than men’s basketball junior forward Ray Spalding. An athletic 6-foot-10, Spalding is the prototypical rim protector. With the hype building around his stock, Spalding can’t just focus...

    • Posted November 17, 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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  • 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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