Asia enters her senior year as one of the best players in the country. Last year’s ACC player of the year will break into the 2,000 point club this season. In the 17-18 season she averaged almost 19 a game, while shooting 40% from 3 and 80 percent from the free throw line. She will again be an integral part of a team that is seeking their first national championship.
All Hail, Vince Tyra.
In his first year – actually first few months – the Louisville Athletic Director has secured a five star head Basketball Coach in Chris Mack, revised the contracts of both Ken Lolla and Dan McDonnell. Now, Tyra has ensured Louisville’s Jeff Walz will remain with the Cardinals.
The University of Louisville’s Athletic Association personnel committee approved a contract extension for Louisville Basketball head Coach Jeff Walz.
Sam Fuerhing was one of the most important players on this year’s Final Four team. She is the toughest player on the court and she is expected to have a big year in her senior season.
Today in laughable NCAA news: The NCAA has reprimanded Louisville head coach Jeff Walz.
According to the release, Coach Walz directed, “inappropriate and profane language,” toward committee members and NCAA staff seated at the scorers table during the loss to Mississippi State in the Final Four.
The NCAA has, “publicly reprimanded,” Coach Walz and issued a few laughable penalties. Coach Walz is suspended for the first NCAA post season game and his Final Four per diem allowance will be withheld.
Yacine Diop will transfer from Pitt to Louisville for her final season of eligibility.
Diop was Pitt’s leading scorer and rebounder averaging 15.3 points and 6.7 rebounds.
Last season, Diop tied her career high of 26 points against Louisville.
The forward will be immediately eligible.
Myisha Hines-Allen is headed to the Washington Mystics!!
With the 19th pick, the Mystics selected Hines-Allen. While the Mystics are set in the post, Hines-Allen will add great value and undoubtedly will earn her time in the spotlight.
Congrats, Myisha!! We are so proud of you!!
Louisville head coach Jeff Walz has been tabbed as the head coach for the 2018 USA Basketball Women’s U18 team.
Delaware’s Natasha Adair and UCLA’s Cori Close will serve as his assistant coaches.
The trio will lead the team at the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship. The top four finishing teams earn a qualifying berth into next summer’s 2019 FIBA U19 World Cup.
The dates have yet to be announced for this summer’s contest.
“I am extremely excited to get the opportunity to work with USA Basketball again,” said Walz. “I had an amazing experience last summer in Japan as the head coach of the U23 team, and I have spent time with USA Basketball the past three summers. Working with USA Basketball is something that I have always dreamed of doing, and I look forward to leading the U18 team this summer. USA Basketball possesses impeccable standards and a winning tradition, and it is an honor to once again be entrusted with such an important role.”
What better way to send off senior Myisha Hines-Allen than celebrating with her on one of the most important days of her life??
Hines-Allen is hosting a WNBA Draft Party on Thursday, April 12th from 7PM – 10PM.
Space is limited so RSVP ASAP.
To reserve your spot, click here.
- Berrytown Recreation Center
- 1300 Heafer Road, Louisville, KY 40223
- $5 for children & students
- $10 for adults
- Proceeds will go to the Metro Parks Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR). This non-profit organization offers a wide range of recreational activities for individuals with intellectual and/or physical disabilities, along with their friends and families.
To honor the Louisville Women’s Basketball team, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has declared Friday, March 30th, ‘Wear Red Day 2018.”
All Louisville residents are encouraged to wear red in support of the Louisville Cardinals as it battles for a spot in the National Championship.
Gather your favorite red clothing, your red wig, your face paint, your accessories, your beads, your poms and line Floyd Street to send the Cardinals to Columbus for the Final Four.
Louisville will depart from the Yum! Center Practice Facility ( 2432 S. Floyd Street ON CAMPUS).
Fans are encouraged to arrive around 4. PM. The team will depart at 4:30 PM.
Lexington, KY — The top-seeded Louisville Cardinals dominated the Lexington Regional to earn a spot in the Women’s Final Four.
Junior guard, Asia Durr, was named the Lexington Regions Most Outstanding Player, while Sam Fuehring, Arica Carter and Myisha Hines-Allen were named to the All-Region team.
Despite his team’s amazing season, Louisville head coach Jeff Walz says he more proud of his team’s accomplishments off the court.
The Louisville Cardinals are headed to the Final Four!!
After a complete domination of sixth-seeded Oregon State, the Cardinals will head to Columbus, Ohio to face the winner of the Mississippi State/UCLA game.
UConn is “bad for women’s basketball.” Geno Auriemma is a “bully.” It reads like an angry second grader wrote it. But, here we are… Again.
A number of articles have been published recently claiming Connecticut is the problem with women’s basketball. One article went so far to say that the Huskies head coach Geno Auriemma is a “bully” because of the beatdown UConn handed to St. Francis (PA).
But, that could not be further from the truth.
UConn is a dynasty. It’s the perfect example of what can happen when an administration invests in its women’s basketball program.
Louisville women’s basketball continued their march towards a championship with a third round victory over Stanford in Lexington on Friday night. Click Here for full recap.
Couldn’t make it to the game? We got you covered from both ends of the court. Here is another great photo gallery from Jeff Nunn & TJ Barr from Cardinal Sports Zone. Enjoy!
Lexington, KY — The top-seeded Louisville Cardinals are moving on to the Elite Eight after defeating the Stanford Cardinal, 86 – 59.
The fourth-seeded Stanford Cardinal, led by legendary head coach Tara VanDerveer, came into its 11th consecutive Sweet Sixteen appearance motivated. It was also Stanford’s third straight appearance in the Lexington Regional. The last two years, the Cardinal knocked off the top-seeded Notre Dame Fighting Irish to advance to the Final Four. However, this year, the Cardinals of Louisville were too much to handle.
On the morning of Louisville’s Sweet Sixteen matchup, The Players’ Tribune released a post that junior guard, Asia Durr penned.
The Douglasville, Georgia native talked about the fun she’s had with her family – like when she dunked on her older brother when she was in eighth grade. But, she also talked about serious family issues – like her brother TJ’s tumor.
Louisville, KY — The top-seeded Louisville Cardinals are moving on to the Sweet Sixteen after running past the Marquette Golden Eagles in a 90 – 72 decision.
In her last game at the KFC Yum! Center, Myisha Hines-Allen put on a show. The lone senior started out 10 – of – 10 from the field and ended with 24 points and 13 rebounds, earning her 16th double-double on the season.
The University of Louisville women’s basketball team had a pretty successful first round victory in the 2018 NCAA tournament. For a full recap click here.
But if you are more into pictures telling the story, you are in luck. For the first time ever at any UofL sporting event, the incomparable TJ Barr and I were both in attendance with our cameras. You will get a look at the game from both ends of the court. I present to you the WBB Mega-gallery.
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The top-seeded Louisville Cardinals powered through a sluggish first half to blow out the 16th seeded Boise State Broncos, 74 – 42. With Louisville’s leading scorers struggling to grab buckets today, the Cardinals looked to its bench for momentum.
Louisville head coach Jeff Walz let his feelings be known early when he pulled a few of the Cardinals’ starters and replaced them with Kylee Shook and Bianca Dunham. Coach Walz was not getting what he wanted from his starters. But, Shook and Dunham turned the game around making an immediate impact.
For the first time in program history, the Louisville Cardinals earned a one seed in the NCAA Tournament.
The Cardinals will take on the Lexington Region, which includes the two-seed Baylor, three-seed Tennessee, fifth-seeded Missouri and familiar foe 11-seeded Western Kentucky University.
Louisville, being a top-four seed, gained home court advantage and will host the First and Second Rounds of the NCAA Tournament.
Put your PTO or half day requests in now. The Cardinals will tip off tournament play on Friday at Noon against Boise State.
This marks the Cardinals 21st tournament appearance and its eighth consecutive appearance. Louisville, under Coach Jeff Walz, boasts a 23 – 9 tournament record with seven Sweet Sixteens, and two Final Fours in the last nine tournament appearances.
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