Some thoughts from yours truly on last week’s action and the week ahead in Louisville sport: Silver Linings Playbook Last Thursday’s game against FSU was fun. It was the first time in a long time when the vast majority of fans stayed until the end, and it was also the loudest Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium [...]
The University of Louisville defeated Barry 91-71 in its first exhibition game of the 2014-15 season. Senior forward Wayne Blackshear led all scorers with 22 points, while Montrezl Harrell had 18 points and five rebounds. The Cardinals shot 52.1% from the field, while the Buccaneers shot just 33.3%. Louisville led 45-29 at the half, but [...]
In 2002, I had my heartbroken. Marquette defeated Louisville in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Tournament, all but ending my dream (and theirs too, I’m sure) of seeing the Cards make the NCAA Tournament in Rick Pitino’s first season on the job.
TONY VANETTI: My favorite story of the weekend, Matthew, is the male UK cheerleader on the sidelines at Mizzou yelling at your football coaches that the play calling is awful. And then, your athletic director having to hold the male cheerleader back. Tell me about it. MATT JONES: Well, from what I understand, the coaches [...]