ACC Suspends Montrezl Harrell 1-Game

Montrezl Harrell surrounded by Hilltoppers, FIGHT 12-20-2014 Louisville vs. Western Kentucky Photo by Adam Creech Fitted

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Atlantic Coast Conference has issued a one game suspension to Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell after he received a flagrant foul two during the Cardinals’ game against Western Kentucky on Saturday.

The suspension will be served by Harrell in Louisville’s next game against CSU-Northridge on Tuesday.

The ACC considers the matter closed and will not have further comment.

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HIGHLIGHTS: Louisville Football’s Newest Commit Cole Hikutini

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Louisville Football Landed its 25th commitment of the 2015 recruiting class with Tight End Cole Hikutini of City College of San Francisco. Cole is a 2-star prospect according to Scout & Rivals.com, but is listed as a 3-star by 247sports.com and also has one of the best Twitter handles in recent memory:  “Holy Colenolly” @colehikutini_07

The 6’5, 240 lbs junior college Tight End was committed to Purdue previously but flipped after being convinced to become a Card by Pete Nochta and Garrick McGee...

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HIGHLIGHTS: Louisville vs. Western Kentucky

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Gallery: Louisville vs Western Kentucky

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VIDEO: Louisville 76, WKU 67 Post-Game

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HIGHLIGHTS: DeVante Parker’s Best of 2014

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Stat Comparision: Louisville vs. Western Kentucky

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Louisville Western Kentucky
Points Per Game 77.1 (26th) 68.4 (142nd)
Avg Scoring Margin +24.2 (5th) -0.3 (166th)
Field Goal % 44.0% (131st) 43.1% (166th)
Rebound Rate 56.8% (11th) 50.7% (145th)
Blocks Per Game 6.6 (10th) 3.4 (171st)
Steals Per Game 11.1 (2nd) 4.3 (332nd)
Assists Per Game 13.0 (130th) 14.0 (83rd)
Turnovers Per Game 14.2 (246th) 14.9 (282nd)
Opponent Turnovers Per Game 19.3 (5th) 12.0 (264th)
Team Fouls Per Game 18.4 (147th) 19.0 (186th)
2-point FG% 52.6% (48th) 47.9% (166th)
3-point FG% 27.5% (313th) 35.0% (135th)
Free Throw % 60.4% (330th) 68.2% (179th)
Opponent Shooting % 34.1% (6th) 42.30% (145th)
Opponent 2-point FG% 38.1% (9th) 45.7% (119th)
Opponent 3-point FG% 26.0% (10th) 35.8% (247th)
Opponent Block Per Game 2.1 (25th) 3...
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Akoy Agau Transferring from UofL

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Reported by Eric Crawford and speculated for longer than a month. Akoy Agau has decided to leave the basketball program. Akoy won 4 state titles in Nebraska prior to coming to Louisville, and has been a positive & engaging member of the team since his arrival last year. We wish Akoy Agau the best.

RELEASE FROM UofL:

niversity of Louisville sophomore forward Akoy Agauwill transfer to another institution, departing from the Cardinals’ basketball team at this completion of the Fall semester.

“This has been a great opportunity for me,” said Agau. “I want to thank Coach Pitino and the entire staff...

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VIDEO: Georgia Belk Bowl Media Day

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Chart: Louisville Total Offense vs. Georgia Total Defense

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Louisville Offense

The Cards have played NINE Top 50 defenses in 2014, Georgia will be the 4th best defense of the season behind Clemson, Boston College, and Miami (FL).

At the end of the season the Cards strung together 4 consecutive 400+ yard games in a row, and in those games 3 were the most productive yardage totals of the season.  Louisville was able to do this using 3 different quarterbacks in the final 4 games of the season, losing Will Gardner vs. Boston College and Reggie Bonnafon in the 2nd quarter vs. Kentucky.  Louisville’s offense may have finished slow, but it finished FAST.

On average Louisville has gained about 23 yards more than its opponent typically allows, and failed to gain as much as allowed 3 different times in 2014..and just once past September 20th...

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