Not too much of a rap, but whatever.
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.
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.
CSZ contributor Paige Sherrard also writes for SB Nation’s Swishappeal.com 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.
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.
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.
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.”…
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.
Videos from after the win over North Florida.
Well that one certainly was a good start to this big Saturday in UofL sports! The Cards knocked off North Florida 89-61 to improve to 3-0 on the season, and there were plenty of good things to point out from this one.
If you missed it, or want to watch it again, here is video of Kyle Kuric addressing the UofL fans at the KFC Yum! Cetner during the North Florida game. This was during a timeout so there wasn’t much time, but it was incredible to see!
A quick glance at the non-conference schedule for the Louisville Cardinals, and the names that stick out are Kentucky, Michigan State, and even Saint Louis. But one that may get overlooked, and shouldn’t, is Saturday’s game against the North Florida Ospreys. Why? Because they can score, and score a lot. Here are some quick notes…
Marky Billson is a contributor to Athlon as well as a wrtier for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He has covered the Pittsburgh Panthers, Pittsburgh Steelers, and more in his writing career. In his post about Saturday’s game between the Cards and Panthers, Billson gives his three things to watch as well as his final score prediction….
After finishing their 2015 home slate with a 38-31 win over Virginia, Louisville has now won six of their last seven games. Now, the Cardinals will start a two-game road trip to close the regular season with a visit to the Steel City, facing a 7-3 Pitt Panthers team with bowl implications.
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. The season is starting to wind down with Soccer ending last week. Field Hockey is over for this year. Men’s & Women’s Tennis are done until January. Here is what we have to…
The latest installment from UofL on their “Next Up in 90” series is focused on the Pittsburgh Panthers. The Cards will hit the road for a tough test on Saturday at 3:45. Here is a quick 90 second preview.
Todd Grantham and Keith Kelsey met with the media after practice on Wednesday to talk about Saturday’s big game at Pittsburgh.
The following comes from Pat Narduzzi’s press conference on Monday where he previewed the Louisville Cardinals. You also get to learn more about the Panthers as he obviously gives updates on his own team, much like you would see in a weekly Bobby Petrino press conference. Louisville Week Opening Statement:
The updates keep getting better and better, and this is the best one yet. According to slamnroll.com, Kyle Kuric has been discharged from the hospital!