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Full Report On How 84 Schools And 6 Conferences Handled FBI Investigation


Contrary to popular belief, UofL is not the only school being hit hard by the fallout of the FBI investigation into college basketball. The Associated Press asked 84 schools how they are handling the investigations, and 63 schools responded. Take a look at the full report, and let us know if you are surprised by any of the schools that declined to respond.

Louisville Likes to Win Conference Titles as They Exit the Conference

Darius Washington

When the Louisville Cardinals leave a conference, it is pretty standard for them to win the conference tournament on their way out. Dating all the way back to the Metro conference days, whenever the Cards just like to leave the previous conference something to remember them by. Let’s hope that continues tonight as we exit the American Athletic Conference.

Below are the results of the final conference tournament results for Louisville for the Metro, Conference USA, Big East, and American…

Metro Conference

Metro logo


March 10 (First round)

Louisville 84, Virginia Commonwealth 61

March 11 (Semifinals)

Louisville 81, Tulane 80 (OT)

March 12: (Finals)

Louisville 78, Southern Mississippi 64

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This team can go on a serious run!


By Justin Renck:

Now that we are into February, it is about time this Louisville basketball team turns things up a notch. We had 1 bad week, a stretch of 3 games. Well, those games were back in January. I said it then and I will say it again. If we are in Atlanta playing in the Final 4, we will look back at that week and just laugh, because people thought it was the end of the world for some reason. It was just a tough stretch.

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Comparing the stats: UofL vs USF

#3 Louisville (14-1, 2-0) vs South Florida (9-5, 0-2)

Cardinal Head          South Florida

Saturday January 12, 2013

4:00 KFC Yum! Center

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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

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.