By John McCarthy–
The Louisville Cardinals men’s basketball team added four players to their roster Aug. 25. The four high school players are welcomed to U of L’s roster as non-scholarship walk-ons for the 2020-21 season.
One of the four additions is forward Sam Bearden from Holy Cross High School in Louisville, Ky. Bearden is a 6 foot-5 inch, 190-pound point forward. Bearden was a member of the first team Courier-Journal All-Region selection as a senior at Holy Cross High School.
Bearden averaged an impressive 18 points and 8 rebounds a game during the 2019-20 season.
The second addition is Brad Colbert, a 6 foot-2 inch, 180-pound combo point guard from Loveland, Ohio. Colbert played the 2019 season at the International Sports Academy in Willoughby, Ohio. Colbert averaged 12 points, 3 rebounds, and 2 assists during his time at the International Sports Academy.
As a junior, he was part of the Cincinnati Moller High School team that won back-to-back state championships.
Andrew Schultz is another walk-on for the Cardinals this coming season. Schultz is a 6-foot-4 inch, 210-pound stretch forward from Texas. He attended Rockwall High School in Rockwall, Texas.
As a senior at Rockwall High School, he helped his team to a 21-14 record. Schultz played two of his seasons with current U of L forward Samuell Williamson.
The fourth addition is Ashton Myles-Devore. Myles-Devore is a 6-foot, 170-pound point guard from Versailles, Ky. He attended Woodford County High School just outside of Lexington, Ky. He averaged 7 points and 2 rebounds per game while shooting 36 percent from the three-point line.
These talented prospects join U of L’s roster along with returning center Hogan Orbaugh, a 6 foot-8 inch sophomore from Zionsville, Ind. Orbaugh rounds out the Cardinals list of walk-ons for the 2020-21 season.
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