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ESPN.COM Ranks The Top 50 Players In College Basketball

ESPN.Com released their top 50 players in college basketball for the upcoming season. Two Cardinals make the list, with the first Cardinal mentioned being a pleasant surprise. Take a look for yourself and let us know what you think about the rankings.

http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/21273080/cbbrank-top-50-players-college-basketball

Current Heisman Odds 10/25/2017

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Lamar Jackson is making his way back to the top of the Heisman odds. He started this season at 8-1 and of the favorites he is currently at 25-1. Lamar would only be the second player in the Heisman history to win he prestigious award twice.  Check out the full standings below.

http://www.espn.com/chalk/story/_/id/18690743/college-football-full-list-latest-2017-heisman-trophy-odds

Pitino’s Contract To Be Terminated

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Today officially begins the end of the Pitino era. For better or for worse, the board unanimously voted to begin the process of terminating his contract. What do you think about this latest development?

Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook Preseason Top 25

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The Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook released their preseason top 25. There are six ACC teams ranked, with Louisville coming in at number 6. Take a look at where everyone else is ranked and let us know what you think.

Men’s Basketball Tickets On Sale Now

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If you haven’t bought your tickets for the 2017/2018 UofL Men’s Basketball season, you still have time. Here is how to do so:

Best Of ESPN’s College GameDay

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Relive some of the best moments of ESPN’s College GameDay from Saturday’s visit to the University of Louisville.

UofL Postgame Interviews: Clemson

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Bobby Petrino, Lamar Jackson, Stacy Thomas, Jon Greenard, Jaylen Smith, Charles Standberry all met with the media after Saturday’s loss to Clemson. You can hear the frustration in their voices as they replay the game in their minds. Take a look at what they had to say below.

Lamar Jackson, The Human Highlight Reel

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Lamar Jackson is a once in a lifetime player. There is nothing he can’t do. Here are just some of the highlights from him this past Saturday courtesy of Louisville Athletics and ESPN.

Rick Pitino Comments On One And Done Rule

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Rick Pitino has never been shy to share his opinions on the one and done rule that the NCAA and NBA have put in place. It is just not for him. But Coach Pitino has met with Marty Smith with ESPN and mentions that he believes the one and done will be a thing of the past within the next two years. You can see the full interview below.

Corso Picks The Cards!

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For the second year in a row, Lee Corso puts on the Cardinal bird head!

Jaylen Smith Talks With Marty Smith About His Jersey Number And Prep For Clemson

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Junior wide receiver, Jaylen Smith, sat down with Marty Smith this week to talk about how the team has prepped for the big game against Clemson. He also talks about the tragedy he experienced his freshman year that lead him to wear the number 9. Check out the videos below.

http://www.espn.com/video/clip?id=20711856

http://www.espn.com/video/clip?id=20712634

Dickie V Picks The Cards Over Clemson

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Dick Vitale has made it clear that he believes Lamar Jackson is the spark that the Cards need to beat Clemson tomorrow evening! You can see the full video below. It’s gonna be awesome babyyyyy!

Hype Video For UofL VS Clemson

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2 more sleeps until game day. Until then, here is an awesome video by Mark Powell with 12UP to help you get through the end of the work week.

93.9 The Ville Announces Marathon Pregame Coverage

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93.9 The Ville, has announced they will be doing another 37 hour marathon leading up to the UofL vs Clemson game. Coverage starts at 7 AM Friday morning and will continue until kick off at 8 PM Saturday night. We will have a lineup for you when available.

ESPN.COM Heisman Update

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ESPN.COM released it’s weekly Heisman watch. Lamar Jackson comes in second this week. See who else is listed and let us know what you think about the standings.

Cards Ranked #1 Defense Going Into Basketball Season

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John Gasaway with ESPN Insiders ranked the top five defenses going into the college basketball season. Rick Pitino has always been known for his aggressive defense, so it is no surprise that this years team comes in at number 1. Check out the other four teams below, and let us know what you think about the rankings. Any surprises? Or are they the teams you expected to see.

ESPN Previews ACC Football

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ESPN dives into who every team’s key losses are, reasons to be optimistic as well as what are the causes for concern. Take a look and let us know if you agree with their preview of the ACC.

http://www.espn.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/99581/acc-team-by-team-previews

Stephen A. Smith Picks Lamar To Win Heisman

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FINALLY! Someone has taken notice that Lamar is being overlooked, and they have decided to change that narrative. Stephan A. Smith picked Lamar Jackson to become only the second player, ever, to repeat as the Heisman Trophy Winner. You can see the full clip below.

http://www.espn.com/video/clip?id=20487053

Best Players by Their Jersey Numbers? Louisville has Two

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

The staff at ESPN.com came up with a pretty unique post. They took every jersey number from 1-99 and put together a list of the best player at each number for this coming season. For example, #9 probably would have been DeVante Parker in the 2014 version of this kind of post, meaning that DeVante was the best #9 in the entire country.

*A panel of reporters covering every Power 5 conference nominated players for each number then voted on the best.*

For this year, the Cards got two players on the list, both of the defensive side of the ball.

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Two UofL Football Games Make ESPN’s List of ACC Games to Watch in 2015

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

Photo: Tim Haag/CardinalSportsZone.com

ESPN.com’s Jared Shanker posted his top 10 ACC games that they (I assume the ACC bloggers with ESPN) are most looking forward to in 2015. Of the 10 games, the Louisville Cardinals are playing in two of those: the season opener against the Auburn Tigers and the home matchup against the Clemson Tigers. Needless to say, the early season could be exciting for the Cards. Here is what he had to say about those two games.

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