—The Sun Sentinel reacts to Louisville’s win over Miami.
—State of the U also provides a recap.
—Here’s the U of L recap of the women’s team’s 73-51 rout of Duke on Sunday.
—Ryan McMahon and his teammates are trying to lift V.J. King through this rough stretch.
Louisville’s Ryan McMahon on how he and his teammates are encouraging V.J. King through a frustrating season. pic.twitter.com/pAenTRzYz8— Jeff Greer (@jeffgreer_) January 7, 2019
Russ Smith loves it.
Starts from within the team first. If your brothers don’t have your back then no one will.— russdiculous rüby (@Specter_Smit) January 7, 2019
Dope to see his teammates take up for him that’s what it’s about https://t.co/rKd8kysHAw
—Louisville basketball hosted a five-star prospect from the class of 2021 on Sunday.
—I caught a little bit of David Padgett’s broadcast debut on Saturday, and no surprise, he was terrific. My guess is that he lands a coaching job after this season and these few months are the only ones where he does this, but if he wants to pursue this avenue at any point in his career, it’s a route that’s going to be there for him.
—Louisville falls out of Andy Katz’s Power 36 rankings.
—Former Louisville basketball star and current Bellarmine assistant Felton Spencer was arrested on DUI charges in Prospect last night.
—Jay Bilas chimes in on the “unduly harsh” suspension of Maori Davenport.
—Nice to see Bucci showing U of L hockey some love.
Fresh “In The Crease” up now on ESPN+. All the highlights, every day, whenever and wherever you want to watch. pic.twitter.com/ucEvB9FbI4— Bucci Mane (@Buccigross) January 7, 2019
—The S&P Ratings like Alabama by a point tonight.
—The halftime show for tonight’s national championship game is going to take place at least an hour away from the stadium. That seems weird.
—LJ Nesbitt’s BucketHatology feature is back over at The Crunch Zone.
—This is too far. I can’t support or enjoy this on any level.
Remember that girl who dipped her chicken fingers in soda?— SB Nation (@SBNation) January 7, 2019
Here’s her new music video:pic.twitter.com/MnIXw57S3L
—The key to the Chargers success against Lamar Jackson was a “quarters” package featuring seven defensive backs.
—Big Red Louie gives game grades for Louisville’s win over Miami.
—Kyle Kuric writes about his road from cancer and facing death to league champion and MVP.
—Tim Sullivan writes about the attendance at Louisville basketball home games, which is on pace to be the lowest of any season since 1981. It’s a nationwide trend, but it’s being felt especially heavily here.
—Mike Krzyzewski is the latest guest on the podcast of Louisville’s own Evan Daniels.
—Here’s the schedule for the week ahead in ACC hoops, which features Louisville playing at 8 on Wednesday and noon on Saturday.
—The U of L women destroyed Duke with outside shooting on Sunday.
—Ray Spalding continues to rip up the G League.
—I’ve got everything you could possibly want to know about the weekend that was in college hoops.
—The field is set for the girls LIT.
—Mark Ivey has been hired as Louisville’s new defensive line coach.
—The scene from Valley vs. North Oldham, where DeJuan Wheat’s Vikings took down David Levitch’s Mustangs, 78-61.
—Lamar Jackson had a rough first three quarters Sunday afternoon in Baltimore, but the Ravens staff believes he’ll come back “10 times better” next season.
—The Louisville Cardinal looks at the coaching hires Vince Tyra has made in his first year on the job.
—Glad to see the new staff embracing the Murderbird.
—Via Kelly Dickey, Louisville is one of 11 men’s basketball teams with no losses to teams that are unranked in this week’s AP poll. The others are Duke, Michigan, Tennessee, Virginia, Gonzaga, Texas Tech, Auburn, Houston, Buffalo, and North Texas.
Not a bad list to be on.
—And finally, Santa Clara is the worst possible venue for the national championship game. As someone who doesn’t particularly care for either team playing tonight, I’m ok with that.