Cards Down Bethune-Cookman; Look for Series Sweep Sunday


Freshmen Brendan McKay and Kade McClure combined for nine strong innings on the mound as the No. 3 Louisville baseball team clinched its ninth straight series victory with Saturday afternoon’s 7-2 win over Bethune-Cookman at Jim Patterson Stadium.

McKay, a lefty from Darlington, Pa., finished with 11 strikeouts and allowed just two runs on five hits in six innings to win his second straight start and improve to 7-1 on the season. Saturday’s performance was one strikeout shy of a career high for McKay, who finished with 12 at Notre Dame on March 21.

McClure, a righty from Mentor, Ohio, struck out a pair and allowed just two hits in three shutout innings of relief to clinch his second career save. Saturday marked the 28th time in 43 games this season the Cardinals (33-10) have allowed tw...

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VIDEO: Maverick Rowan Updates Status

Rick Pitino & Mike Balado Louisville vs. Notre Dame 3-4-2015 Photo by Adam Creech Fitted

Our friends over at the Cardinal’s Beak captured Steve Jones of the Courier-Journal interviewing Maverick Rowan at EYBL. Maverick explains some of the difficulty of reclassifying into the 2015 class but is not allowed to answer questions regarding Louisville.

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Louisville Baseball to Face Kentucky on Tuesday

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The Louisville baseball team’s previously postponed home contest against Kentucky has been rescheduled forTuesday, April 28 at 6 p.m., ET at Jim Patterson Stadium.

The Cardinals and Wildcats were originally scheduled to play in Lexington on April 28, but that game has now been shifted to Louisville. The new date for the Louisville-Kentucky game in Lexington is Wednesday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m., at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The first matchup of the two-game series between the in-state foes was slated for April 8 at Jim Patterson Stadium but was postponed by heavy rain and lightning.

Tickets purchased for the previously scheduled date (April 8) will be honored for the new date (April 28). The purchased ticket for the April 8 game will be required for re-entry on Tuesday night...

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HIGHLIGHTS of Louisville Football’s Newest Commits: Robbie Bell & Austin Johnson

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Louisville Football picked up a pair of future Cardinals on Thursday, the 7th & 8th commitments of the 2016 Signing Class that will ink in February.

The 1st was Mill Creek High School’s (Hoschton, GA) Robbie Bell. Bell 6’5, 285 is an offensive tackle recruited by Todd Grantham...

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VIDEO: Rick Pitino Talks Damion Lee

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Updated: Louisville Baskeball’s Depth Chart 2015-16

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Things are beginning to become more and more clear for the Louisville Basketball roster and how the rotations might work out.  Adding Trey Lewis and Damion Lee to the mix injects a veteran quality to a very young roster.

Louisville now has just one scholarship remaining and Coach Pitino has stated that he will not take a player that will not make an impact in the 2015-16 season.

2015-16     2014-15
  Scholarship     Scholarship
1 Quentin Snider 1 Terry Rozier
2 Matz Stockman 2 Anton Gill
3 Jaylen Johnson 3 Quentin Snider
4 Mangok Mathiang 4 Chris Jones
5 Anas Mahmoud 5 Matz Stockman
6 Chinanu Onuaku 6 Jaylen Johnson
7 Donovan Mitchell 7 Mangok Mathiang
8 Deng Adel 8 Anas Mahmoud
9 Raymond Spalding 9 Shaqquan Aaron
10 Ryan McMahon 10 Akoy Agau
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Notes from Rick Pitino’s Press Conference

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Damion Lee Joins Cardinal Basketball

Damion Lee, an all-conference guard who has played his last three years at Drexel University, has signed a financial aid agreement at the University of Louisville to play his final collegiate basketball season with the Cardinals.

“Damion fills a big void for us in scoring,” said UofL Coach Rick Pitino. “He’s also an outstanding defensive player and is terrific at the free throw line, which is also a great asset for our team.  He’s an outstanding young man with a great attitude.”

Lee will enroll in graduate school at UofL after completing his general humanities and social science degree at Drexel in June.

A member of the All-Colonial Athletic Association five-person first team and an NABC All-District 10 first team selection, Lee was the nation’s fourth...

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Damion Lee Signs With Louisville


Thursday Morning,’s Evan Daniels reported that Damion Lee, graduate transfer from Drexel has signed to play for the Cards for the 2015-16 basketball season. Lee joins Cleveland State transfer Trey Lewis after visiting with the Cards earlier this week.

Incoming freshman also joining Damion Lee and Trey Lewis for 2015-16 will be Donovan Mitchell, Deng Adel, Ryan McMahon and Raymond Spalding.

Lee 6’6, 200 lbs will join the Cards this summer and will travel with the team to Puerto Rico for its summer trip. Damion averaged 21...

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VIDEO & Transcript: Bobby Petrino Recaps Spring

Bobby Petrino, John Wallace, Tobijah Hughley, Nick Dawson-Brents 2015 Louisville Spring Game 4-17-2015 Photo by Adam Creech Fitted

BOBBY PETRINO: Well, I thought we had a very good spring. It was nice to have the continuity on our staff and have all of our coaches back and see the improvements that we made because our players really understand how we’re going to work and go about our business and the tempo that we’re going to practice at. So I felt like we were able to make some real strides there. We’ve had some good quarterback competition going on, which is always a lot of fun and something that I thought they all handled well, and then I like what I see from our defense. We’re going to be strong on the defensive front. We’ll have some new guys in the secondary, but they’re talented, and we have a really good linebacking crew...

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Cards Down Bearcats; Host Hilltoppers Tonight at Home


Freshman Sean Leland finished with a career-best five strikeouts and senior Mike White homered to lead a balanced night at the plate as No. 3 Louisville opened a busy week with a 6-2 road win against Cincinnati on Tuesday night at Marge Schott Stadium.

Making his second collegiate start, Leland (Orland Park, Ill.) worked a career-long 5.2 innings allowing just one earned run on five hits to move to 3-0 on the season. Sophomore lefty Robert Strader (Louisville, Ky.) followed Leland with 1.1 innings of shutout work before freshman right Kade McClure (Mentor, Ohio) struck out two in two innings of perfect relief to close the game.

White (East Orange, N.J.) connected for his first home run of the season and the second of his career to cap a 2-for-3 day at the plate...

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