All posts tagged "Donovan Mitchell"

  • Men’s basketball previews 2018-19 team with open practice

    By Conner Farrell — Men’s basketball held an open practice last week at the Yum! Center on Floyd Street. The intrasquad scrimmage was Cardinal fans’ first look at 2018-19 team led by head coach Chris Mack. The...

    • Posted September 11, 2018
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  • Donovan Mitchell to participate in NBA Dunk Contest

    By Dalton Ray — Former men’s basketball guard Donovan Mitchell will participate in the 2018 NBA Dunk Contest on Feb. 17. Mitchell is replacing Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon who was originally selected, but cannot participate due...

    • Posted February 5, 2018
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  • Should fans be concerned about the mass exodus for men’s basketball?

    By Dalton Ray– Turnover is inevitable in college basketball. Between players transferring, graduating and leaving for the NBA Draft, it’s difficult to keep teams fully intact on a year-to-year basis. For elite programs, this program is an...

    • Posted May 8, 2017
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  • Donovan Mitchell to stay in the NBA Draft

    By Dalton Ray– Men’s basketball’s Donovan Mitchell will will sign an agent and stay in the 2017 NBA Draft. He is considered a top 20 pick. The sophomore averaged 15.6 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.7 assists during...

    • Posted May 5, 2017
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  • Who is more important to men’s basketball in 2017-2018: Donovan Mitchell or Deng Adel?

    By Dalton Ray– Both Donovan Mitchell and Deng Adel declared for the NBA Draft, meaning men’s basketball can lose two of their three leading scorers. Since neither signed an agent, Mitchell and Adel have until June 12...

    • Posted April 2, 2017
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  • Men’s basketball sent home in second round

    By Dalton Ray– Leading for only eight minutes, seven-seed Michigan upset two-seed Louisville 73-69. The Wolverines used a 45-point second half to shock the Cardinals in Indianapolis. Coach Rick Pitino said his team played well, but fell short...

    • Posted March 19, 2017
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  • Men’s basketball overcomes cold feet to bounce Jacksonville St.

    By Dalton Ray– In their first NCAA tournament game since the 2015 Elite Eight, two-seed men’s basketball overpowered 15-seed Jacksonville State 78-63. Senior Mangok Mathiang scored 18 points and grabbed five rebounds in the first round victory....

    • Posted March 17, 2017
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  • Men’s basketball holds off the Irish on senior day

    By Dalton Ray– Behind big second half performances from junior Quentin Snider and sophomore Donovan Mitchell, eighth-ranked men’s basketball (24-7, 12-6) outlasted No. 19 Notre Dame (23-8, 12-6) 71-64 in a back-and-forth ACC battle. Senior Mangok Mathiang scored...

    • Posted March 4, 2017
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  • Making the case: Men’s basketball reaches the Final Four

    By Dalton Ray– One year removed from being banned from the NCAA tournament, the men’s basketball team enters the 2017 tournament as a two seed. Losing two of their last three games, Louisville will need to shake...

    • Posted March 2, 2017
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    No. 8 men’s basketball stunned on road, loses to Wake Forest 88-81

    By Jeff Milby– The eighth-ranked men’s basketball team dropped their first game against an unranked opponent this season in a 88-81 road loss to Wake Forest. Louisville jumped out to a hot start behind strong efforts from...

    • Posted March 2, 2017
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