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Two Louisville Women’s Basketball Signees Named State Players Of The Year

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Class of 2017 recruits and Louisville signees Lindsey Duvall and Dana Evans have landed on USA Today’s State Players of the Year list, with Duvall named to Kentucky and Evans named to Indiana. The two signees make up a recruiting class for the Cards that is ranked fourth nationally.

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Class Of 2018 Guard Mykasa Robinson Commits to Louisville

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Class of 2018 point guard Mykasa Robinson (@mykasa_baller23) has verbally committed to the Louisville Cardinals. Robinson is the 4th ranked point guard in the class and the 13th ranked overall player by ESPN (96 grade). She is a 5 star prospect & committed to the Cards in a very cool way…

Jeff Walz Named U-23 National Team Coach

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Per Gocards.com –

Coming off his 10th season leading the University of Louisville women’s basketball team, Walz guided the program to its seventh Sweet 16 appearance. He boasts a 263-93 (.739) mark with the Cardinals over that timeframe, directing the program to a pair of national runner-up finishes.

In 2014 and 2015, Walz was selected to serve as an assistant coach with USA Basketball. He helped both teams capture gold medals, going a combined 12-0 in competition.

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WBB: Two Signees Named McDonald’s All American’s

Louisville, KY — Louisville women’s hoops grabs two more McDonald’s All-Americans.

Late last night, ESPNU announced both the girls and boys selections for the McDonald’s All-American game.

Louisville signees Dana Evans (Gary, IN) and Loretta Kakala (CA) were selected to play in girls game. Evans will represent the East, while Kakala will represent the West.

The duo are the 10th and 11th signees in school history to earn the prestigious distinction. All of which have been recruited by Coach Jeff Walz.

Dana Evans, a 5’6 guard, is a five-star prospect currently ranked seventh overall by espnW HoopGurlz.

Earlier this week, Evans’ was also named to the Naismith High School Girl’s Player of the Year Midseason Team.

Loretta Kakala, a 6’3 forward, is also a five-star recruit currently ranked 25th by espnW HoopGurlz.

The McDonald’s All-American Game is on Wednesday, March 29th at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

 

Louisville Women’s Basketball Releases 2016-17 Nonconference Schedule

img_0341The Cardinals’ non-league slate includes games against nine 20-win teams. 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – As the Cardinals continue to push toward their annual goal of reaching a national championship, the program is going to be tested early this year with one of the strongest nonconference slates in recent history.

 

The University of Louisville women’s basketball program on Wednesday announced its non-league schedule that is highlighted by 10 teams that reached postseason play, including nine that logged at least 20 victories last season, and matchups against a pair of NCAA Sweet 16 participants.

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Men’s And Women’s Basketball Senior Day Ceremony And Speeches

Here is the video of the Senior Day festivities for the Men’s team for those of you that didn’t get to see it or want to see it again. Enjoy!

 

Here’s the Women’s:

*Video Courtesy of UofL

Steve Rummage: UofL Recruiting Update!

This recruiting piece was put together by our guy Steve Rummage. He updates you on the top recruiting stories for UofL in men’s and women’s basketball, as well as football! Enjoy, and Go Cards!

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