All posts tagged "men’s basketball"

  • Blackshear emerges as leader

    By Sam Draut Wayne Blackshear came to the University of Louisville as a McDonalds All-American and the 26th-ranked player by ESPN in the 2011 recruiting class. But, as highly-touted a recruit as Blackshear was, his career as...

    • Posted November 13, 2013
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  • MVP: Luke Hancock brings in the three’s

    By Sammie Hill —  Update: 1:56 am, 4/9/13 The first half of the National Championship appeared bleak for Louisville until Luke Hancock stepped in and gave an inspired performance. The Virginia native helped Louisville secure an 82-76...

    • Posted April 9, 2013
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  • Cardinals oust scrappy Shockers with late rally

    Louisville to take on Michigan for the NCAA title By Randy Whetstone Jr. —  Louisville will compete for its third national championship in school history Monday, after coming from behind to beat the feisty Wichita State Shockers,...

    • Posted April 7, 2013
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  • Louisville overcomes Ware’s Gruesome Injury to Advance to the Final Four

    By Xavier Bleuel–   Louisville has a theme this postseason: Keep their eyes on the bigger prize. The nets are still intact in Lucas Oil Stadium, just as they were intact in Madison Square Garden after the...

    • Posted April 2, 2013
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  • Cardinal fans flood the street after U of L NCAA win

    Following the men’s basketball NCAA victory against Duke, the streets surrounding Cardinal Towne were overwhelmed with enthused Cardinal fans. Photos by Rae Hodge/The Louisville Cardinal

    • Posted March 31, 2013
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  • Men’s basketball made home at Rupp arena: advances to face Oregon in Sweet Sixteen

    By Noah Allison– Early in the season, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino said this could be the year that a No. 16 seed beats a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Heading into this year’s tournament...

    • Posted March 27, 2013
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  • Column: Founding members bid the Big East goodbye in tournament play

    By Xavier Bleuel– March 12 kicks off the greatest tradition in all of college hoops, under the bright lights of New York City in the historic address of 4 Pennsylvania Plaza New York, N.Y., 10001. The Big...

    • Posted March 7, 2013
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  • Column: Basketball team aims for national championship

    By Nick Zelano– With one week left in their regular season, the U of L men’s basketball team has regained the momentum many thought was lost. After their three-game losing streak in the middle of the season,...

    • Posted March 7, 2013
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  • 12 Louisville defeats St. John’s 72-58

    By Randy Whetstone Jr.– Louisville men’s basketball redeemed their selves Thursday night by defeating St. John’s after being held captive in a tough five overtime loss against Notre Dame last Saturday.  They improved to 20-5 for the...

    • Posted February 15, 2013
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  • Louisville bounces back after three game skid

    By Xavier Bleuel– Louisville crossed over to the win column as they defeated the Pittsburgh Panthers with a 64-61 victory on Monday night, ending Pittsburgh’s four game winning streak. Russ Smith exploded out of the gate, scoring...

    • Posted February 6, 2013
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