In college basketball this weekend, the Louisville Cardinals return Sunday to the KFC Yum Center, where they’ll take on Pittsburgh. Tipoff is at 2:00pm. Prior to the game, former Cardinals’ coach Denny Crum will be honored with a mural on the west wall of the Downtown Courtyard by Marriott Hotel across from the arena. Crum… Continue reading Cards Return To Action Sunday; Crum To Be Honored With Mural
In college basketball this weekend, the Louisville Cardinals are looking for their fourth straight victory tomorrow, when they’ll host Rutgers. U of L has improved to 5-4 in Big East Conference play after a 2-4 start. Tipoff at the KFC Yum Center is at 4:00pm. The top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats visit South Carolina tomorrow for a… Continue reading College Basketball: U of L Hosts Rutgers, UK visits South Carolina
The Cards trailed by as much as 20 in the second half and cut the lead to three late in the game, but were unable to overtake the Zags, who advance to the tournament’s Elite Eight for the first time.
Kentucky will take on North Carolina Sunday for a chance to advance to the Final Four. The teams will play in the East Regional final in Newark, New Jersey.
Louisville takes on Gonzaga Saturday in a regional semifinal Saturday in Spokane, Washington, Tipoff is at 9:00pm Eastern time. In the men’s NCAA Division II tournament in Springfield, Massachusetts, Bellarmine returns to action at noon Wednesday, taking on Midwestern State.
The Cards were led by Monique Reid’s 22 points. Tia Gibbs and Shoni Schimmel added 19 each. Louisville will face either Xavier or South Dakota State in second round play Tuesday.
Led by Brandon Knight’s 30 points, UK overcame an eight-point halftime deficit to eliminate the Mountaineers in an East Regional third round game in Tampa, Florida.
Number 13 seed Morehead State will take Richmond Saturday in Denver. Louisville finishes its season with a 25-10 record.
Fourth-seeded Kentucky opens play Saturday in Albuquerque, taking on Hampton. Louisville, a number seven seed, meets Vanderbilt Sunday in opening round play in Cincinnati.
The fourth-seeded Louisville Cards and number 13 Morehead State Eagles will square off Thursday in the Southwest Region in Denver. The Kentucky Wildcats also open play Thursday. UK is seeded fourth in the East Region and will play Princeton—a 13 seed—in Tampa, Florida.