Kentucky’s hype video for the Louisville game

Seems kind of like a “Flashback Friday” type of video if you really pay attention to the players in it and the years that most are from. But hey, you do you Kentucky.

Deng Adel out for two more weeks

Deng Adel


Louisville freshman Deng Adel has missed the last two games for the Cards, and according to Mike Rutherford of Card Chronicle (and then according to Pitino), he will miss two more weeks.

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Garrick McGee and Tobijah Hughley preview Kentucky

Garrick McGee and Tobijah Hughley (from Lexington) met with the media on Wednesday to talk about Saturday’s game against Kentucky.

Comparing the stats: Louisville vs Kentucky football



Here are some interesting stats comparing UL and UK football from These stats are also filtered to get averages against POWER 5 teams only. This takes away Louisville’s game against Samford and Kentucky’s game against Charlotte. Stats in those games can be very misleading.

Total Defense

18 UL    325.2 ypg

50 UK   395.8 ypg

Total Offense

60 UL    381 ypg

75 UK    351 ypg

The common response when you tell a UK fan about these stats and how we are better is something about SOS or asking who we have played. Well……

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Red v. Blue: Louisville v. Kentucky Preview

Photo: Tim Haag/

Photo: Tim Haag/

You have been waiting all season for this, the UofL vs. UK football game to close the 2015 regular season. With a desperate Kentucky team needing a win to secure bowl eligibility for the first time in five years, the Cardinals travel to Lexington looking to end any bowl aspirations of the ‘Cats for a second straight season.

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T.W.I.C.A. 11/26/15

Cardinal Head

Welcome to the this week’s edition of This Week In Cardinal Athletics or T.W.I.C.A. Every Friday, I will post the schedule for the upcoming week. I know what you are saying….It’s not Friday Jeremy! You are correct. I am posting a day early due to the Thanksgiving holiday. I hope you all have a sfae and wonderful Thanksgiving! Here is what we have to look forward to this week in Cardinal Athletics! (If there are places to watch online, links are included)

Friday, November 27

#15 Women’s Volleyball at Syracuse 1:00 PM

#22 Women’s Basketball vs Marist

in Estero, Fla.

5:00 PM

Saturday, November 28

#22 Women’s Basketball

in Estero, Fla.


Men’s Basketball

vs Saint Louis 8:00 PM ET

in Brooklyn, NY


Football vs Kentucky   12:00 PM.  TV: SEC Network

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LiveWith55 11/25/15 Brian Goodman, Saint Louis & Rivalry Week!


 Check out this weeks episode of LiveWith55! Tonight we will go into the Cards matchup against Saint Louis Saturday, Football against the Cats and rivalry week plus much more on LiveWith55!



If you want to listen to the LiveWith55 podcast do the following:

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#LW55QOTN 11/25/15

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Tonight’s question of the night for LiveWith55 was a simple one. What is your favorite Louisville vs uk Football rivalry moment?  Here’s what CardNation had to say when I posed this question….





Bloggin’ Rick not satisfied during win over St. Francis

Rick Pitino UNC5

Photo: Tim Haag/

Bloggin’ Rick Pitino is back on the inter-webs to give his thoughts on the 85-41 victory over St. Francis. With a score like that, you would think that all is well in the mind of Coach Pitino. Also, if you think that, you probably aren’t a coach. We are never satisfied!

In his latest blog, which you can read by clicking here, Pitino talks about some of the things he was not happy with. Don’t worry, he also talks about the positives and the upcoming game against Saint Louis. Here is some of the most recent blog from Coach…

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Willard, Lee, Spalding, and Mitchell post-St. Francis comments

Here is video of Ralph Willard, Damion Lee, Ray Spalding, and Donovan Mitchell after Louisville’s 85-41 win over St. Francis on Tuesday night.

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Sportscaster “raps” Drake’s Jumpman after Anas dunk

Not too much of a rap, but whatever.

Highlights: Louisville defeats St. Francis 85-41

UK players weigh in on Saturday’s game

Kentucky 2

After Kentucky’s win over Charlotte on Saturday, the conversation naturally turned towards their next game against Louisville. The Courier-Journal’s Jon Hale was in the locker room and got some feedback from some of the Kentucky players with their thoughts on the rivalry with the Cards.

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Revisiting an Instagram post from June about the UofL-UK game

Governor's Cup Trophy

Photo: Tim Haag/

Here is your social media tip for the day if you are a college athlete: If you have a game at the end of November, posting about it in June may come back to bite you. Such is the case for Patrick Towles, who posted this gem back in June.

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Women’s basketball got ‘wake-up’ call after WKU loss

Women's basketball

Photo: Paige Sherrard

CSZ contributor Paige Sherrard also writes for SB Nation’s and she recently wrote about the UofL women’s basketball team upset loss at Western Kentucky. The Cards dropped to 0-2 on the season and Jeff Walz was not happy with his team’s performance. Here is an excerpt from Paige’s article for Swishappeal.

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Battle of the REDgrass; don’t bring a cat to a dogfight 

Photo: USAToday

Photo: USAToday

Tis the season, my friends and foes. Giving thanks, sure. But giving grief, absolutely.

The week fans have had circled, underlined, and plenty of exclamation points leading up to opening weekend, because duh… It’s the most locally anticipated game of the season.

For one, the rivalry.

For two… Bowl eligibility.

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Bobby Petrino and Jamari Staples recap Pitt; preview Kentucky

Bobby Petrino


Head Coach Bobby Petrino and wide receiver Jamari Staples met with the media on Monday afternoon to talk about the disappointing loss to Pittsburgh and also preview this Saturday’s rivalry game against Kentucky.

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Desmond Fitzpatrick decommits from Louisville

Desmond Fitzpatrick

In not-so-shocking news, class of 2016 4-star wide receiver Desmond Fitzpatrick decommitted from the Louisville Cardinals on Sunday evening. Sometimes, the writing is just on the wall in these kinds of situations. Now I am not going to sit here and say “If you didn’t see this coming, you are dumb and weren’t paying attention.” I will leave that kind of attitude for others. Informing you is what we are here for, and that is all I am doing.

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Bobby Petrino comments after loss to Pittsburgh

Bobby Petrino

Photo: Fred Vuich/AP

Here is video and the transcript of Bobby Petrino’s comments after the 45-34 loss to Pittsburgh. The Cards are now 6-5 on the season and play at Kentucky (5-6) on Saturday.

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Pitino and players speak after the North Florida game

Rick Pitino


Videos from after the win over North Florida.

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