Mike Rutherford

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The mystery of this season's Kentucky team

A team that didn't make the 2013 NCAA Tournament began the 2013-14 season ranked No. 1, and five months later the world still has no idea whether or not that was justified.

Deserve's Got Nothin' To Do With It

It hurts now because it was so great.

Hancock, Schimmel To Compete In 3-Point Contests

Luke Hancock and Shoni Schimmel will each represent Louisville in the men's and women's 3-Point Championships from Dallas Thursday night.

Russ' Final Career Statistics And Rankings

Not listed is the fact that Russ passed Milt Wagner to become Louisville's all-time leading scorer in NCAA Tournament play.

Chane Behanan Cited For Marijuana Possession

Former Louisville basketball player Chane Behanan is in the news for the wrong reasons yet again after being cited for marijuana possession early Wednesday morning, according to the Louisville Metro Police.

Louisville-Indiana Set For Dec. 9 At MSG

ESPN has confirmed that Louisville will face Indiana in the 2014 Jimmy V. Classic, and that the game will take place on Dec. 9 inside Madison Square Garden in New York.

Gorgui Named Rookie Of The Month

Gorgui Dieng proved that March is still his month by taking advantage of an increase in playing time and winding up earning NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month honors.

Amateurs Or Employees?

By Andrew Phelps @dewyulsc/@FortLawGroup A few immature and naïve athletes from Northwestern University recently sent shockwaves across the universe of college athletics. A certain labor board...

Former Cards Will Sign Autographs This Week

It's that brutal time of the year where we're hit in the face with the reality that our favorite Cardinals are Cardinals no more...but that we can get their signatures on an item of our choice for a small fee.

U of L Women Fall In Elite 8

The first day of April was not any kinder to Louisville basketball than the end of March was.


Video: The End Of An Era

Great stuff from Evan Westendorf.

Louisville Women Shoot For Attendance Record

Help the Cards beat Maryland and Connecticut on the same night.

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The best and worst of the tournament so far

There are just three games left to play in the 2013-14 college basketball season, and that should make you sad. To make you happier, let's look at how fun the 64 we just experienced were.

Rick Pitino Wraps Up The Season, Looks Ahead

Video available via the C-J Highlights: --Met with all the players for an exit meeting earlier today and now is ready to go enjoy life a little bit and root the Gophers on in New York City. -...

Russ Smith Named First Team AP All-American

For the first time since 1994, Louisville has a first team Associated Press All-American.

Louisville Women Thump LSU, Head To Elite 8

The Cards will play one more game inside the KFC Yum Center this season.

Kevin Ware Is Transferring

When it rains.

Rick And Russ Talk After Kentucky Loss

Transcript via ASAP Sports COACH PITINO:  We've had an unbelievable three‑year run, very special run, that was multiple‑league championship, multiple‑tournament championships,...


Open Thread: Louisville Vs. Kentucky

Survive and advance. Beat Kentucky.

Friday Evening Cardinal News And Notes

Laura and Kristen Rao going all red (almost) everything in preparation for the big game.

Louisville-Kentucky Preview

The big game means just a tad more when a shot at a national title is on the line.

The Enormity Of The Moment

It's about far more than just the tournament, but it's also about far more than just the rivalry. Go Louisville, beat Kentucky, keep the dream alive.


The Top 10 Louisville/Kentucky Plays Of The Season

I'm guessing they didn't want to use any non-ESPN footage since Russ game-winner against Cincinnati isn't on there, but Steve made the cut, so I'll take it.

The best and worst of Sweet 16 Thursday

It wasn't exactly the action-packed Thursday we were all imagining during that miserable three-day stretch without basketball, but that's cool, we'll try again.

Twin Spires Light Up For The Big Game

It'd be a lot cooler if they were red and "sleeved off-white," but whatever.

Where We're Watching: Louisville Vs. Kentucky

Wherever you are, just remember, beat Kentucky.

Sweet 16 Thursday Night Open Thread

There are other Sweet 16 games. I swear. Some of them are tonight.

Keatts Hired As New UNC-Wilmington Coach

When he leaves, Keatts will become the 12th former Pitino assistant currently holding down a head coaching gig.

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