A little light on both news and notes this afternoon, but it's Friday, so we grab a beverage and soldier on.
After landing five big commitments in eight days, Louisville football has moved all the way up to No. 18 in Rivals' team recruiting rankings for the 2016 class.
Former U of L star and current Western Kentucky head coach Jeff Brohm will throw out the first pitch at the Louisville Bats game on Monday.
Colin Cowherd: still not especially cool.
Cincinnati Colerain quarterback Deshaunte Jones (2016) says that he's down to UC and Louisville, but won't make a decision on college until after his senior season of high school ball has wrapped up.
Louisville infielders Nick Solak and Blake Tiberi, as well as outfielder Colin Lyman have been selected as starters for Saturday night's 2015 Cape Cod League All-Star Game.
The race is on.
Long overdue, the city of Louisville is getting its first statue of a woman this weekend. Hopefully Angel McCoughtry is up next.
If somehow you missed it (which would include skipping over the first Cardinal head on this very post), Louisville football recruiting is on a roll.
The biggest cause for the uptick in U of L football recruiting has been the establishment of a new pipeline with the Peach State.
A growth spurt has really helped class of 2017 star David Sloan from Taylor County, who has a scholarship offer from Louisville.
Another anecdote from Rick Pitino, this one on Russ Smith and Ralph willard pic.twitter.com/0ks1fT8lux
— Jeff Greer (@jeffgreer_cj) July 24, 2015
U of L point guard recruit Dennis Smith Jr. is a Hall of Fame coach's dream.
And finally, speaking of Hall of Fame coaches, we'll have Rick Pitino on today's edition of Ramsey and Rutherford, which starts at 3 and ends at 6 on 93.9 The Ville. Coach Pitino will be making his appearance at 5 p.m. You can listen here.