Monthly Archives: November 2015

Kyle Kuric undergoes another surgery; mom updates


Kyle Kuric underwent another surgery today, but this one was not a surprise. We knew this one was coming. In fact, it was originally scheduled for last Wednesday but they moved it to today, which I thought was good because then Kyle got to enjoy Thanksgiving with his family. Kuric’s mom Judi posted this update on Facebook.

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Louisville puts 10 players on All-ACC Teams



The ACC announced their All-Conference teams on Monday afternoon, and there was no shortage of Louisville Cardinals, as 10 players were named to various teams. Nobody made the first team, and Sheldon Rankins somehow landed all the way back on the third team.

Of the 10 players, 9 came from the defensive side of the ball, with Geron Christian being the only player on offense to make it. The full teams are listed below.

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Lamar Jackson named ACC Rookie of the Week

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Not a huge surprise here, but always good when one of your own gets recognized by the conference in the weekly awards. Lamar Jackson was named ACC Rookie of the Week on Monday, and here is what they had to say about him.

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Louisville Basketball ranked in both polls

NCAA Basketball: St. Francis-NY at Louisville

Photo: Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Some people wondered how long it would take before the Cards made their way into the Top 25 polls. Now we know it took until a 5-0 start. The Cards now find themselves in both the AP and the Coaches poll this week at 24 and 22, respectively. That ranking will be put to the test on Wednesday when Louisville battles #3 Michigan State on the road. Full polls below.

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2015 Full Game: Louisville vs Kentucky

Already up on YouTube. Happy Monday!

Bobby Petrino discusses win over Kentucky

Bobby Petrino

Bobby Petrino was obviously pleased after Louisville came back from down 21-0 to beat Kentucky on Saturday afternoon. Here are his comments after the game. Video and transcript below…

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Highlights: Louisville defeats Kentucky 38-24

Highlights of Louisville’s 38-24 victory over Kentucky in Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday.

2006 Louisville vs Kentucky – Full Game

Kentucky was supposed to challenge the Cards in 2006. Not so much. Cards win 59-28.

2014 Louisville vs Kentucky – Full Game

Pregame scuffle, Kyle Bolin, DeVante Parker. That is your summary for the 2014 game. Enjoy!

Louisville and Kentucky 2014 pregame scuffle

“They’ve got more Kentucky players out there than they have Louisville players.” Of course they do.

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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