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Rick Pitino on March Madness, T-Mac, and more…

Adidas was able to catch up with Rick Pitino and his thoughts on March Madness.  Check it out, it’s a pretty good interview.  Also, if you haven’t seen the Vitamin Water commercial with Coach Pitino and Christian Laettner, you can check that out below.

And if you haven’t seen the Tracy McGrady commercial yet, check that out below as well.  I would sure love to have T-Mac on the team right about now…

Baseball Slams Evansville 13-4

The 28th-ranked Louisville Cardinals Men’s Baseball team took it to the University of Evansville today 13-4 at Jim Patterson Stadium.  Junior first baseman Andrew Clark hit 5 for 5 with three RBI’s.  Right-handed pitcher Mike Nastold pitched seven innings for the Cards while allowing 10 hits and 4 runs as he picked up his second career win.

“I thought Mike was very good today and it was definitely the best performance he’s had in his young career,” said Louisville head coach Dan McDonnell. “And it’s always special when a player can get five hits in a game like Andrew did today. He has looked much better at the plate the last couple of days and he really did a nice job in today’s game.”

Chris Dominguez picked up 2 hits and knocked in three runs as he extended his hitting streak to a personal best 15 games.  The Junior third baseman leads the Cards in nearly all major stats with a .400 average, seven home runs, 33 RBI’s and 10 stolen bases in 14 attempts.

The Cards will take on in-state rival Western Kentucky tomorrow at 4:00 P.M. at Jim Patterson Stadium.

Lady Cards Knock Off LSU For Sweet 16 Berth

Syracuse Louisville BasketballAngel McCoughtry dropped 28 points and grabbed 9 rebounds for the Louisville Cardinals as they knocked off the 6th-seeded LSU Lady Tigers 62-52 to advance to their second straight sweet 16.  It didn’t look easy as LSU often exchanged leads with the Lady Cards throughout the game but Louisville was able to control the pace of the game, make a few quick runs and ultimately come out on top.

LSU’s Allison Hightower scored 21 points and dished out 5 assists but that just wasn’t enough for LSU who failed to advance to the sweet 16 for the first time in six seasons.  Louisville’s Candyce Bingham played the supporting role as she was able to score 17 points and grab 6 rebounds.  

In the end, Louisville proved to be the tougher team as they were able to hold off the Lady Tigers on their home floor.  The Lady Cardinals continue their quest for their first national championship when they take on 2nd-seeded Baylor on Saturday in Raleigh, NC.

The good news is that Louisville is playing good basketball, Angel McCoughtry is playing like she’s the best in the country, and the Cards look like they may be able to make a good run through the regionals and into the Final Four.  The bad news is that all roads look like they will eventually lead to playing Connecticut who has beaten Louisville twice this year by an average of 33 points.

UConn just seems to be on another level from the rest of women’s college basketball.

Let’s Go Lady Cards!!!

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The 3rd seeded Louisville Cardinals women’s basketball team takes on 6th seeded LSU tonight at 9:30 in the second round of the NCAA tournament. On Sunday, the Lady Cardinals knocked off Liberty 62-42 as Angel McCoughtry led the way with 12 points and 6 rebounds.  Candyce Bingham tallied up 12 points while Becky Burke dropped 11 points on the Lady Flames and the Cards won their 30th game in a season for the first time ever.

The LSU Lady Tigers have a tenacious defense, allowing only 53.2 points per game but they are going to have to turn on the offense tonight if they hope for some success against Louisville.  The Cardinals shouldn’t have any problem taming the Lady Tigers though.

Prediction: Louisville 71 – LSU 59