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New Uni’s For Tonight’s Match-up With ND

INDIANAPOLIS - MARCH 29: The mascot for the Louisville Cardinals performs against the Michigan State Spartans during the fourth round of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at the Lucas Oil Stadium on March 29, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

The Cards will sport some new gear tonight when they go play Notre Dame, a place they’ve never won.


Chane Behanan Makes NBA Summer League Team


The Dallas Mavericks have invited former Card & National Champion, Chane Behanan to join its summer league team. Behanan had a breakout season this year in Puerto Rico and no doubt caught some eyes. His highlight reel can be found here. The Chane redemption tour continues in Dallas…..good luck!

The Bright Side Of The Rivalry

Damion Lee Donovan Mitchell

The rivalry can bring out the best of us. The rivalry can bring out the worst of us. You just never know what’s gonna happen or be said when we start rivalring (not a word) . One thing you never expect is respect. When you think Donovan Mitchell you do think respect. That’s why the following message from him to a certain cat should not be a surprise:

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2016-17 Louisville Basketball Captains Named

Quentin Snider

Quentin Snider & Mango Mathiang have been named captains of the 2016-17 UofL Basketball team.

Chinanu Onuaku Decides To…


Chinanu Onuaku has decided to keep his name in the NBA Draft and forgo his college eligibility via his instagram page.

Jason Whitlocks Interesting Take On The Scandal

Photo: Tim Haag/

Photo: Tim Haag/

There have been many,many takes about the UofL scandal in the past months. Bad takes more than good. But a reader of CSZ tweeted me one that was very intriguing.

That Reader told me they actually got it from the following reader so credit for everyone!

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2015 ACC Basketball Media Day Videos


Today was media day for the ACC in basketball. No Coach Pitino was not there. ACC Commish Swofford stated he supported the coach’s decision with the allegations going on. There was a reason he didn’t go like we alluded to on the air this past Saturday. Nevertheless Media Day brought some fun and happiness to CardNation as we got to see Damion Lee and Trey Lewis shine off of the court. Here are a few videos for you if you haven’t seen them

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Countdown to Basketball Season: ONE WEEK

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Coach Rick Pitino posted something extremely important in his blog today. Something that I think we, as fans, have forgotten in the midst of the scandal. BASKETBALL SEASON is ONE WEEK AWAY!!

Coach Rick Pitino 2015 – 2016 Preview )
Yes, despite efforts to derail the University of Louisville’s Basketball program, it appears the show will go on as expected. The CARDS open up with an at home exhibition on Sunday, November 1st at 1:30PM.

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55 (Episode 3)


This week…..on 55…..

55 is not a state of mind or a way to live life your life…yet. It is a place to state facts and shoot down gripes. I have logged a ton of hours in this week at the factory. (I don’t really work in a….nevermind) Once again I share with you the 55 most ridiculous things I have heard, had to debate, or just thought about this past week. Hope you enjoy. Or not…it’s cool.

1) The football team had a bye week, we did not lose however did not win

2) we still dropped in the poll 2 spots

3) We dropped 2 spots after beating USF by 31


4) UCF barely defeated USF this past week and jumped 2 spots


5) I despise UCF

6) The Men’s Basketball team looked to get back on track by defeating previously undefeated Southern Miss 69-38

7) Yes we held a grown mans team to 38 points for an entire game

8) We had 34 at halftime


9) Thx Kev. The Volleyball Cards have been on a roll as well going 18-0 in conference. Despite this the Cards are not even receiving votes in the AVCA Poll.

10) Four of their seven losses were to the number 3,11,13 & 17th ranked teams in the country early on in the season.

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More Mini-Plan Details!

Click on the graphic below to take you to more details for the Basketball flex plans!


Louisville Basketball does the Harlem Shake

Hardwood Classic


Tomorrow night at the Basketball Academy the 2012 Crusade for Children Hardwood Classic will take place. Its the third annual event which pits a team representing the Cards led by Luke Whitehead against a team representing the Cats which will be led by Derek Anderson…a former graduate of Doss High School who chose Ohio St over that one school. Here is the official press release for the event: Read the rest of this entry

College of Charleston is Pumped!


By: Steven Rummage

Tonight the Cards travel to College of Charleston in what is most likely the Biggest game in their history. Top 5 Louisville will come to town tonight and just coming off a win against Baylor the Cougars are pumped.

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Where to catch UofL commit Quentin Snider this season..


2012-13 Ballard High School Boys Basketball Schedule via

Nov 27, 12 Scott County away 79 – 70 (W) no
Nov 30, 12 Travis (Fort Bend, Richmond), TX at Marshall County 76 – 78 (L) no Marshall County Hoopfest
Dec 4, 12 Atherton away 6:00 PM
Dec 11, 12 Jeffersonville, IN away 7:30 PM
Dec 15, 12 Indianapolis Cathedral, IN 6:00 PM
Dec 19, 12 TBA at Fairdale King of the Bluegrass
Dec 19, 12 Butler at Fairdale 9:00 PM King of the Bluegrass
Dec 26, 12 TBA at Ocala, FL Kingdom of the Sun Tournament
Dec 31, 12 Jesuit (Tampa), FL away 3:00 PM
Jan 8, 13 Central away 7:30 PM
Jan 11, 13 DuPont Manual away 7:30 PM
Jan 22, 13 Seneca home 7:30 PM
Jan 25, 13 St. Xavier away 7:30 PM
Jan 26, 13 Christian Academy-Louisville away 7:30 PM
Jan 29, 13 Fern Creek away 7:30 PM
Feb 1, 13 Waggener home 7:30 PM
Feb 5, 13 Kentucky Country Day home 7:30 PM
Feb 8, 13 Eastern home 7:30 PM
Feb 12, 13 Jeffersontown home 7:30 PM
Feb 15, 13 Male home 7:30 PM

Senator Mitch McConnell honors Tom Jurich on Senate Floor

Layup Lines: UofL vs Florida


We are just a few hours away from tip-off, and the excitement is evident amongst Cards fans. A win over Florida, and UofL advances to the Final Four! We are so close that we can feel it. However, it will not be easy.

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Cards advance to Elite Eight!


As soon as the brackets were announced on Selection Sunday, Cards fans realized that we could possibly face Michigan State. This was a big deal because when UofL was the overall #1 seed in 2008-2009, it was the Spartans that eliminated the Cards. Sure, California and Morehead State have eliminated UofL the last 2 seasons, but the Michigan State one stuck out more, because that was supposed to be our year. We won the Big East regular season, the Big East Tournament, and were primed for a Final Four run. Last night, it was time for revenge…

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Cards postgame video after Notre Dame win


Cards get 4th seed in the West

Let the madness begin! This evening, the brackets were revealed for the NCAA Tournament. The Louisville Cardinals (26-9) were given the 4 seed in the West Region. They will face the 13 seed Davidson Wildcats (25-7).

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UofL-Marquette: Miracle on Main