Louisville basketball (16-8, 6-5 ACC) finishes a third-game home-stand with a matchup against Georgia Tech (11-12, 4-6) at the KFC Yum Center.Here's how to watch, listen and follow along when they meet:Time: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8Where: KFC Yum Center (22,000 capacity)TV: Doug Sherman (play-by-play) and Cory Alexander (analyst) will call the game for ESPNWatch on the internet: ESPN3.com and the WatchESPN app will carry the gameRadio: Paul Rogers (play-by-play) and Bob Valvano (analyst) will call the game for WHAS-840 and 840has.iheart.com. You may like: Louisville's 'back against the wall' after third straight loss See also: CardsHQ podcast breaks down what's up with Louisville hoopsSeries: Louisville leads, 19-13, and won the last meeting, 65-50, on Jan. 7, 2017 in Atlanta.Last time out: Louisville's rally fell short in a 78-73 loss to Syracuse on Monday.Live stats: Follow a working box score … [Read more...] about Louisville basketball vs. Georgia Tech: TV channel, radio and streaming details
The first good news of the day for Louisville football recruiting came from Marlon Character, a top junior-college safety who signed to join the Cardinals on National Signing Day."Blessed to have a second opportunity and can’t wait to take advantage of this blessing," Character wrote.Character signed National Letter of Intent on Wednesday. He is the No. 1 junior-college safety recruit in the country, according to 247sports.com's composite rankings. More: UK closes 2018 class with 'huge win' by landing four-star linebacker More: Answering your Louisville football questions on Lamar Jackson and more Character initially enrolled at Auburn in 2016 but never played and transferred to Northwest Mississippi Community College. He committed to transfer to South Carolina last August, but Louisville hosted him on an official visit this past weekend and flipped him. Character finished last season with 28 tackles, six pass breakups and an interception in 10 … [Read more...] about Top junior-college safety Marlon Character commits to Louisville to begin National Signing Day
The Louisville men's basketball team (16-8, 6-5 ACC) finishes its three-game home-stand with a 7 p.m. Wednesday matchup against Georgia Tech (11-12, 4-6) at the KFC Yum Center. ESPN will carry the broadcast.A quick scouting report:» Switch it up: Louisville's defense really struggled the past five games, especially against opposing guards. The Cards will have their hands full again with Georgia Tech, which features several scoring guards on its roster. When opponents drive on Louisville, they get past the Cards' perimeter defenders and leave the frontcourt exposed to fouls. The solution may be more zone defense and more fullcourt pressure to limit the damage driving guards can do. More Louisville coverage ► Louisville facing pivotal moment in its season - againCardsHQ podcast: What's wrong with Louisville hoops?» Back on track: Big picture, this is a very important game for Louisville. The Cards still can say they don't have any "bad" losses … [Read more...] about 3 things to watch Thursday as Louisville basketball takes on Georgia Tech
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s State Bowling Championships will return to Louisville this week for the first time since 2013. The event was held in Lexington from 2014-17.The event will be held at the Executive Strike & Spare, starting at 8:30 a.m. with the unified/adapted competition. Boys and girls singles finals will start at 11:25 a.m.Team competition is set for Friday, with girls at 8:20 a.m. and boys at 2:05 p.m.In the unified/adapted event, qualifiers from Louisville were Butler’s Chance Greathouse and Michael Turner and Fern Creek’s Bailee Richardson and Chelsea Jones.On the girls side, Pleasure Ridge Park, Male, Eastern and Mercy will represent Louisville in the team competition. Central Hardin was last year’s state champion but did not qualify this year.Louisville-area qualifiers for the individual competition were PRP’s Michaela Payne; Male’s Sydney Payton and Chase McCowan; Southern’s Victoria Hines; … [Read more...] about State bowling championships return to Louisville this week
The regular signing period for high school football players in the Class of 2018 opens Wednesday, and several athletes from the Louisville area are scheduled to sign.Perhaps the biggest decision in the Louisville area today belongs to Waggener defensive back Jairus Brents, who is likely to sign with either the University of Louisville or Cincinnati, according to his godfather, Chris Vaughn.Several area high schools have signing ceremonies scheduled today, with athletes from several other sports expected to sign or commit to colleges.Here’s a look at today’s scheduled signings. All are football signings unless otherwise noted:* Central – Luke Bowman (Lindsey Wilson); Tim Hicks (Wilmington); Grover Russell (Campbellsville); Rico White (Dakota College at Bottineau).* Christian Academy – Nick Olsofka (Holy Cross).* Kentucky Country Day (12:10 p.m.) – Jackson Diaz (Pomona); Caroline Dishman (tennis, Centre); Josh Lifson (Air Force); Gianni Minor (Wabash); … [Read more...] about Several Louisville athletes set to sign with colleges today; where will Jairus Brents end up?