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Cards Basketball Pushing RVs around PJCS

On Thursday afternoon, the Louisville men’s basketball team went a little old school with their workout. They pushed RVs around the parking lot of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium!

I don’t know about you, but this instantly made me think of Rocky Balboa. I like to think that I’m not the only person that yells out “DRAGO” during a workout…

 

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Men’s Basketball Coaches Poll 3-10-14

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Here is the updated Men’s basketball coaches poll as of 3/10/14:

USA Today Coaches Poll
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Florida (25) 29-2 793
2 Wichita State (7) 34-0 775
3 Villanova 28-3 721
4 Arizona 28-3 678
5 Louisville 26-5 654
6 Duke 24-7 591
7 San Diego State 27-3 584
8 Virginia 25-6 581
9 Michigan 23-7 536
10 Kansas 23-8 509
11 Syracuse 27-4 497
12 Cincinnati 26-5 447
13 Wisconsin 25-6 440
14 Creighton 24-6 384
15 North Carolina 23-8 350
16 Iowa State 23-7 269
17 Saint Louis 26-5 252
18 Oklahoma 23-8 221
19 Memphis 23-8 195
20 New Mexico 24-6 177
21 Connecticut 24-7 152
22 Michigan State 23-8 129
23 Southern Methodist 23-8 94
24 Ohio State 23-8 84
25 Virginia Commonwealth 24-7 71
  • Others receiving votes: Kentucky 43, Gonzaga 32, Texas 27, Oregon 21, Southern Miss 21, Stephen F. Austin 17, Baylor 15, Iowa 10, Harvard 8, Massachusetts 8, Nebraska 5, Pittsburgh 3, Louisiana Tech 3, Kansas State 1, George Washington 1, Oklahoma State 1
  • Dropped from rankings: Kentucky 24, Iowa 25

Men’s Basketball AP Poll 3-10-14

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Here is the updated Men’s AP Top 25 Poll updated as of 3/10/14:

1 Florida
Florida (50)
Record: 29-2
PV Rank

1

Points

1,610

2 Wichita State
Record: 34-0
2
1,574
3 Villanova
Record: 28-3
6
1,454
4 Arizona
Record: 28-3
3
1,435
5 Louisville
11
1,237
6 Virginia
Record: 25-6
5
1,186
7 Duke
Record: 24-7
4
1,185
8 San Diego State
Record: 27-3
10
1,143
8 Michigan
Record: 23-7
12
1,143
10 Kansas
Record: 23-8
8
1,087
11 Syracuse
Record: 27-4
7
1,055
12 Wisconsin
Record: 25-6
9
973
13 Cincinnati
15
922
14 Creighton
Record: 24-6
13
752
15 North Carolina
Record: 23-8
14
709
16 Iowa State
Record: 23-7
16
572
17 Oklahoma
Record: 23-8
23
472
18 Saint Louis
Record: 26-5
17
433
19 Memphis
20
367
20 New Mexico
Record: 24-6
21
344
21 Connecticut
19
330
22 Michigan State
Record: 23-8
22
318
23 VCU
Record: 24-7
27
205
24 Ohio State
Record: 23-8
33
165
25 SMU
18
152

Men’s And Women’s Basketball Senior Day Ceremony And Speeches

Here is the video of the Senior Day festivities for the Men’s team for those of you that didn’t get to see it or want to see it again. Enjoy!

 

Here’s the Women’s:

*Video Courtesy of UofL

Men’s Basketball Top 25 Polls- 01/13/14

AP Top 25
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Arizona (61) 17-0 1,621
2 Syracuse (4) 16-0 1,560
3 Wisconsin 16-0 1,482
4 Michigan State 15-1 1,442
5 Wichita State 17-0 1,300
6 Villanova 15-1 1,289
7 Florida 13-2 1,205
8 Iowa State 14-1 1,048
9 Oklahoma State 14-2 1,046
10 San Diego State 14-1 1,020
11 Ohio State 15-2 979
12 Baylor 13-2 952
13 Kentucky 12-3 912
14 Iowa 14-3 831
15 Kansas 11-4 686
16 Massachusetts 14-1 579
17 Memphis 12-3 536
18 Louisville 14-3 525
19 Cincinnati 15-2 405
20 Creighton 14-2 329
21 Colorado 14-3 328
22 Pittsburgh 15-1 299
23 Duke 12-4 193
24 Saint Louis 15-2 148
25 Oklahoma 13-3 103
25 UCLA 13-3 103
  • Others receiving votes: Missouri 42, Oregon 39, Connecticut 35, Kansas State 25, Gonzaga 17, Michigan 11, California 10, Virginia 6, Louisiana Tech 5, Xavier 3, Illinois 3, New Mexico 3, Harvard 3, George Washington 2
  • Dropped from rankings: Oregon 17, Missouri 21, Gonzaga 22, Illinois 23, Kansas State 25
USA Today Coaches Poll
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Arizona (30) 17-0 798
2 Syracuse (1) 16-0 766
3 Wisconsin 16-0 724
4 Michigan State (1) 15-1 718
5 Wichita State 17-0 666
6 Villanova 15-1 598
7 Florida 13-2 573
8 Oklahoma State 14-2 517
9 Ohio State 15-2 516
10 Iowa State 14-1 495
11 San Diego State 14-1 481
12 Kentucky 12-3 424
13 Baylor 13-2 413
14 Louisville 14-3 393
15 Massachusetts 14-1 330
16 Iowa 14-3 297
17 Memphis 12-3 274
18 Kansas 11-4 272
19 Creighton 14-2 216
20 Duke 12-4 163
21 Pittsburgh 15-1 144
22 Colorado 14-3 103
23 Cincinnati 15-2 87
24 Gonzaga 14-3 82
25 UCLA 13-3 74
  • Others receiving votes: Saint Louis 68, Oregon 51, Missouri 43, Oklahoma 39, Kansas State 15, Michigan 9, New Mexico 9, California 9, Connecticut 8, George Washington 6, Harvard 6, Southern Miss 5, Virginia 4, Virginia Commonwealth 2, Xavier 2
  • Dropped from rankings: Oregon 13, Missouri 21

Men’s basketball polls (Dec. 30)

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Here are the latest Top 25 polls in men’s basketball.

AP Top 25
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Arizona (60) 13-0 1,620
2 Syracuse (5) 12-0 1,550
3 Ohio State 13-0 1,462
4 Wisconsin 13-0 1,408
5 Michigan State 11-1 1,364
6 Oklahoma State 11-1 1,278
7 Duke 10-2 1,144
8 Wichita State 13-0 1,067
9 Baylor 10-1 1,013
10 Oregon 12-0 987
11 Villanova 11-1 943
12 Florida 10-2 915
13 Iowa State 11-0 869
14 Louisville 11-2 812
15 Kentucky 10-3 753
16 Kansas 8-3 666
17 Connecticut 11-1 647
18 Memphis 9-2 625
19 North Carolina 9-3 413
20 Colorado 11-2 373
21 San Diego State 10-1 371
22 Iowa 11-2 258
23 Massachusetts 11-1 160
24 Gonzaga 11-2 78
25 Missouri 11-1 76
  • Others receiving votes: Illinois 57, Texas 40, George Washington 37, Oklahoma 36, Toledo 32, Florida State 24, UCLA 19, Harvard 10, Michigan 7, Creighton 5, Kansas State 3, Pittsburgh 2, LSU 1
USA Today Coaches Poll
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Arizona (30) 13-0 798
2 Syracuse (1) 12-0 762
3 Ohio State (1) 13-0 741
4 Michigan State 11-1 682
5 Wisconsin 13-0 677
6 Oklahoma State 11-1 605
7 Wichita State 13-0 588
8 Duke 10-2 568
9 Oregon 12-0 530
10 Louisville 11-2 515
11 Baylor 10-1 429
12 Iowa State 11-0 420
13 Florida 10-2 413
14 Villanova 11-1 392
15 Connecticut 11-1 340
16 Kentucky 10-3 319
17 Kansas 8-3 314
18 Memphis 9-2 268
19 North Carolina 9-3 184
19 San Diego State 10-1 184
21 Gonzaga 11-2 145
22 Massachusetts 11-1 137
23 Iowa 11-2 113
24 Colorado 11-2 92
25 Missouri 11-1 51
  • Others receiving votes: Creighton 29, Pittsburgh 22, UCLA 20, George Washington 17, Oklahoma 16, Texas 9, Toledo 8, Florida State 4, Michigan 4, Illinois 2, New Mexico 1, Saint Louis 1

Men’s Basketball Championship Banner Revealed Saturday!

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It has been a while since the Louisville Cardinals have been able to unveil a National Championship banner for men’s basketball. On Saturday afternoon, they will get to do just that. Below are the full details from the official press release. If you are going to the game, please don’t miss this!

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville’s 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship banner will be revealed in a pregame ceremony prior to the Cardinals’ opening game against College of Charleston on Saturday. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 12:45 p.m. to view the presentation. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

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Saturday is a busy day of UofL sports!

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By Justin Renck:

Today is another very busy day for UofL sports! Once again, that is a great thing! We love our Cards and every sport. The highlight of the day is the men’s basketball game at noon, but there is plenty more on the schedule!

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Comparing stats: UofL vs Missouri

BATTLE 4 ATLANTIS AT NASSAU Bahamas

#2 Louisville (4-0) vs  #13 Missouri (4-0)

         

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Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament Bracket

Gorgui Dunkface!!!

If you watched the men’s basketball game yesterday, you saw Gorgui Dieng posterize a poor fellow on Miami (OH). We tweeted these pics late last night and got a great response, so here they are for the early crowd! Throw it down Gorgui!

 

 

Men’s Basketball: Big East Preseason Coaches’ Poll and Player Awards!

Here is the 2012-13 Coaches’ Poll from Big East coaches. 1st place votes are in parentheses. Coaches could not vote for their own team, so Rick Pitino voted for Notre Dame.

2012-13 Preseason Coaches’ Poll

  Pts.
1. Louisville (14) 196
2. Syracuse 175
3. Notre Dame (1) 166
4. Cincinnati 152
5. Georgetown 136
6. Pittsburgh 132
7. Marquette 121
8. USF  96
9. Connecticut  83
10. St. John’s  73
11. Rutgers  63
12. Villanova  61
13. DePaul  48
14. Seton Hall  42
15. Providence  31

Also, here are the preseason player awards!

2012-13 BIG EAST Preseason Player of the Year
Peyton Siva, Louisville

2012-13 BIG EAST Preseason Rookie of the Year
Steven Adams, Pittsburgh

2012-13 Preseason All-BIG EAST First Team
Sean Kilpatrick, Cincinnati, G, Jr., 6-4, 221, White Plains, N.Y.
Otto Porter, Georgetown, F, So., 6-8, 205, Sikeston, Mo.
Gorgui Dieng, Louisville, C, Jr., 6-10, 225, Dakar, Senegal
Jack Cooley, Notre Dame, F, Sr., 6-9, 244, Glenview, Ill.
Vincent Council, Providence, G, Sr., 6-2, 180, Brooklyn, N.Y.

2012-13 Preseason All-BIG EAST Second Team
Shabazz Napier, Connecticut, G, Jr., 6-1, 171, Roxbury, Mass.
Cleveland Melvin, DePaul, F, Jr., 6-8, 208, Baltimore, Md.
D’Angelo Harrison, St. John’s, G, So., 6-3, 202, Missouri City, Texas
Anthony Collins, USF, So., G, 6-1, 175, Houston, Texas
Brandon Triche, Syracuse, G, Sr., 6-4, 205, Jamesville, N.Y.

2012-13 Preseason BIG EAST Honorable Mention
Chane Behanan, Louisville, F, So., 6-7, 250, Cincinnati, Ohio
Jerian Grant, Notre Dame, G, Jr., 6-5, 185, Bowie, Md.
Tray Woodall, Pittsburgh, G, Sr., 5-11, 190, Brooklyn, N.Y.
C.J. Fair, Syracuse, F, Jr., 6-8, 212, Baltimore, Md.

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