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Wednesday afternoon Cardinal news and notes

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I_medium U of L has announced that closer Zack Burdi will be joining Corey Ray as a member of the 2015 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team.

I_medium Just like the men, the Louisville women's basketball team will play at Michigan State as part of the ACC-Big 10 Challenge. While Rick Pitino's guys will play in East Lansing on Dec. 2, Jeff Walz's squad will take the floor there on Dec. 3.

I_medium Jody Demling has the lowdown on when a trio of Cardinal hoopers are planning to arrive on campus.

Deng Adel is about to get some company.

Adel was the lone member of the six-player University of Louisville basketball programs class of newcomers on campus and enrolled in school this month.

But that will change this weekend.

Cardinal Authority has confirmed Trey LewisRyan McMahonDonovan Mitchell and Ray Spalding will all arrive at U of L this weekend. All four will be enrolled for the second summer semester of classes, which starts next Tuesday.

"It's come pretty fast," McMahon said. "I'm excited, nervous, sad and so happy all in the same. It's going to be a lot of fun to get there."

I_medium Montrezl Harrell took in game four of the Eastern Conference Finals while sitting courtside next Eric Bledsoe and DeSean Jackson.

I_medium A reminder that you can help Cardinal freshman Brendan McKay with the fan voting portion of the Golden Spikes Award by voting here.

I_medium Kyle Funkhouser is taken at pick 16 by the Yankees in the latest MLB mock draft by Sports Illustrated.

There's a feeling that Funkhouser could be this year's Michael Wacha. Like Funkhouser, Wacha was a potential top-five pick at the start of the spring in 2012, but an uneven performance dropped him to No. 19, where the Cardinals gladly grabbed him. The next year, Wacha was the NLCS MVP and helped St. Louis reach the World Series. Maybe it's the Yankees' turn to make a Cardinals-like decision.

I_medium Behind the Buck Pass, which covers the Milwaukee Bucks, takes a look at Trez.

I_medium The Miami Dolphins official website gives some more insight into DeVante Parker's strong performance at the team's first OTA session of the spring.

I_medium Donovan Mitchell if officially enrolled, which is always comforting.

Mitchell tweeted last week that he plans to arrive on campus on May 31.

I_medium For info on all the camps being hosted by former U of L greats this sumer, here's your spot.

I_medium This thing (which is, in fact, real apparently) is quickly becoming a Louisville landmark.

I_medium The Louisville baseball team is at its best when it's stealing bases and putting pressure on opposing defenses, something it hasn't done enough of in its last 10 games.

I_medium Tylin Oden discusses his Louisville commitment with his hometown paper.

"I want us, when people play Louisville, they know they are going to play a really good team, a National Championship contending team," Oden said.

When Tylin made it known on Twitter that he was going to be a Cardinal, he was flooded with congratulatory tweets from family, friends and even Louisville fans.

"It just made me feel very special that I've done a great thing for my area," Oden said. "The way the Cardinals fans in Louisville made me feel, they made me feel special that I have a home there, a new home and we are going do great things there."

Not only did Louisville grab Oden with its hospitality to the Spring Hill coaching staff, but the school also appealed to Tylin with quality facilities and honesty.

"Definitely their mindset with quarterbacks," Oden said. "Knowing how Coach (Bobby) Petrino produces successful offenses and successful quarterbacks makes me very excited about what he can do with me and how he can make me grow as a quarterback."

The location of Louisville was another factor that drew Oden to the school roughly three hours north.

"It's a lot like where I'm from but it's more of a bigger city," Oden said. "If it's familiar to me then I think I'll be more comfortable and it isn't that far from home either."

I_medium SB Nation's USC site reacts to the news of Shaqquan Aaron's transfer to LA.

I_medium Louisville scored just two runs in its last two losses in the ACC Tournament, which is something that's cause for at least minor concern heading into the big dance.

I_medium The ACC baseball podcast asks if Cardinal fans should be concerned about the team's pitching, even with the No. 3 overall seed secured.

I_medium Professional basketball has done wonders for Stephan Van Treese's hair:

This should be turned into a "Steve's Louisville" poster on the side of a downtown building.

I_medium Nebraska coach Tim Miles says he wants Louisville transfer Anton Gill to shoulder a significant chunk of his team's scoring load once Gill becomes eligible in two seasons.

I_medium Just four men's hoops teams are ineligible for the 2015-16 postseason because of poor APR scores: Alcorn State, Florida A&M, Stetson and Central Arkansas. Adjust your Bracketologies accordingly.

I_medium In related news, congratulations to the 15 U of L athletic teams who posted perfect APR scores this past year.

I_medium And finally, day two of the Ramsey and Rutherford show is on 93.9 The Ville this afternoon from 3-6. Listen live on your radio dial or on From this point on, you'll be able to listen to full podcasted episodes of the show (including on your phone) on the 93.9 SoundCloud page.