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Red-White Scrimmage Photo Gallery

 

Last night was a return to normalcy for cardinal Basketball and fans alike. With an expected attendance of 4,000 fans, once again we did not let them down. About 7,000 people showed up to watch the first Red-White Scrimmage of the season. Coach Padgett was very appreciative. “The ovation I received at the beginning of the scrimmage was extremely humbling” he said at the post game presser. The pre-game intros were high energy as you could tell Card Nation was ready to put the past in the past. The actual game was very entertaining highlighted by a pair of dunks on Anas, one by Deng & one by Jo Griffin. Oof. The Red team pulled away with a 94-80 victory over the white team despite the efforts of Gerald cheering the Red team on. For the Red team Deng Adel went for 32 points and 13 rebounds and Ray added 22 points and 16 boards of his own. “If Deng, Ray, Malik and that Frontcourt can rebound like that during the regular season, we are gonna be in good shape” said Padgett. For the White team VJ scored 30 but turned the ball over an uncharacteristic 9 times. Malik had 17 rebounds and Jordan Nwora added 18 points off of 50% shooting including 4-6 from 3 pt land. Overall it was a great night and you can tell that this is a high energy group who can score. Buckle up CardNation, it’s gonna be a fun ride this season. We need and deserve a fun one too. Oh yeah, Jeff Nunn took a lot of great pics, check them out!


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Mens Basketball Practice Report From Mr. L

Once again we have a report from practice from the anonymous Mr. L. I promise you all it’s not me. As we head towards tonight’s first Red-White game of the 2017-18 season, here are some things from practice this week to look forward to.

Q – becoming more vocal and a very good leader. Playing well and is a complete floor general. Shooting very well also, and has improved his quickness and defense a bit.

Deng – Best nba prospect on the team according to a lot of folks at Pro day. Very good 2-way player on both sides and will be a game changer for the Cards. Attacking on offense!

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Beat The Buzzer With Lance Thomas

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On today’s Beat the Buzzer, the awesome people with UofL athletics sit down with freshman Lance Thomas. The fans get to find out what celebrity he would leave a comp ticket for, what’s the best thing he’s discovered about the city of Louisville and so much more. Watch below!

 

KDF Basketball Classic Photo Gallery And Wrap Up

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The Louisville Cardinals had 4 signees participate in the Kentucky Derby Festival Classic basketball game held at Freedom Hall on Saturday night in front of a crowd of 4,812. This was many fans first and last chance to see them before they put on a Cardinal uniform.  You can’t judge what type of player they will be in college by their performance in this game. You can, however, judge their personality and character.

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Ky Derby Festival Night of Future Stars Photo Gallery

Our guy Jeff Nunn was out last night & took some photos for the site at the night of the future stars!

Nunnsense: Q&A With Louisville Basketball Signing Class of 2017, Part 1 – Lance Thomas

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Happy New Year and glad you all made it to 2017 safely. If you are a regular reader of Nunnsense, then I want to say thank you and this year I promise to give you even more of my thoughts, opinions, facts, videos, pictures, interviews and everything Cardinal related. I’ll do my best to entertain and inform you. Now let’s get down to business. Read the rest of this entry

Rick Pitino Blog: 2017 Recruiting Update

(Via Realtor.com)

If you are wondering how many studs Coach signed he’s telling you in the pic above. Today in the latest Rick Pitino blog he updates us on the star class.

Take A Look At Louisville’s 2017 Basketball Recruiting Class

(Via Realtor.com)

(Via Realtor.com)

4 seems to be the number of the day in this story. Coach P is holding up 4 fingers. He got commitments from four quality guys, 4 four star guys & now the 4th ranked recruiting class in the country in one of the servicws. I want you to get to know this class a little better and know what we having coming in.

Malik Williams: @leek_willi34

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(Photo Cred: News-Sentinel)

Position: Center

Height: 7’0

Weight: 200

Hometown: Fort Wayne, Indiana

National Ranking: 30

Offers: Cincy, IU, Iowa, Mich St, NCST, Purdue,UCLA, USC, Xavier, Michigan

Fact: Also made Tom mad online

Highlights:

Darius Perry: @Carlekash

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Position: Point Guard

Height: 6’2

Weight: 170

Hometown: Marietta, Georgia

National Ranking: 53

Offers: VT, Miami, FSU, Memphis, Minnesota & Maryland.

Highlights:

Jordan Nwora

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(Photo Cred: WNY high school hoops 15-16 – WordPress.com-)

Position: Small Forward

Height: 6’8

Weight: 220

Hometown: Saxtons River, Vermont

National Ranking: 91

Offers: G Tech, FSU, NC State, Pitt, Marquette, Oregon, Xavier & Maryland

Highlights:

 

 

Lance Thomas: @Lancegreek

 

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Position: Point Guard

Height: 6’10

Weight: 210

Hometown: Norcross, Georgia

National Ranking: 104

Offers: Miami, WF, VT, Clemson, Florida, Tennessee, USC, Memphis & Minnesota.

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Pitino Adds To Top 10 Class

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Photo: YouTube.com

Coach P landed what could be the final major piece to a top 10 recruiting class. Darius Perry, Malik Williams, Jordan Nwora and….