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Tuesday afternoon Cardinal news and notes

Milt Wagner: Master of clutch free-throws and the left-handed L.

—The U of L women’s basketball team is up a spot to No. 3 in this week’s AP top 25 poll.

—CBS lists the Louisville men’s team as one of the biggest losers from the past weekend in college hoops.

—Colgate LB transfer TJ Holl is headed to Louisville and will be eligible to play in the 2019 season.

Holl totaled 121 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, and 1 interception during the 2018 season.

—The CJ has three keys for a Louisville win over Boston College Wednesday night.

—The 8th-ranked Louisville baseball team is back in action today at 3 p.m. against Xavier. Here’s a preview.

—Louisville signee David Johnson was “on another level” Monday night, scoring 29 points and leading Trinity to a 57-47 win over Male in a 7th Region Tournament quarterfinal.

Ballard, Waggener and Eastern also advanced to the regional semis on Monday.

—Meanwhile in the 8th Region, Oldham County defeated favored Collins on this shot at the buzzer:

—Louisville is an 8-seed in the Midwest in the latest bracket projection from Andy Katz.

—Eric Crawford writes about three hurdles Louisville needs to clear between now and the end of the regular season.

—De’Andre Hunter once again played the role of ultimate villain in a Louisville loss to Virginia.

—This seems like a pretty compelling pitch.

—Speaking of which, let’s make sure this happens Thursday night.

—Offensive lineman Wyatt Smock — a former St. X standout and transfer from Vanderbilt — is no longer with the Louisville football program.

—The Louisville Cardinal looks at the numbers from the basketball team’s tumultuous February.

—Twenty-two years after being unceremoniously fired, Steve Fisher returned to Michigan and Crisler Arena over the weekend.

—Jordan Nwora’s halftime buzzer-beater was the second-best play in the ACC last week.

—Major shoutout to the U of L students who helped raise $682,483.71 during this year’s raiseRED fundraiser.

—Billy Reed is a believer in the “Duke broke Louisville” narrative.

—Louisville’s Reid Detmers has been named the ACC Pitcher of the Week.

—Florida State knocked off Notre Dame at home last night, and this is a pretty absurd stat.

The Noles’ only three home losses over the past three seasons? Duke this season and Louisville and Virginia a year ago.

—Stadium’s Tim Krueger has Louisville as a 6-seed.

—These miscellaneous prop bets for the combine are ... something.

Miscellaneous Props

Will any player’s Nike shoe burst or break apart?

Yes +600

No -1000

Rich Eisen 40-yard dash time

Over 5.97 seconds

Under 5.97 seconds

Will Joey Bosa make an appearance? (must be public knowledge)

Yes +225

No -300

Will Evander Holyfield make an appearance? (must be public knowledge)

Yes +120

No -160

—Everyone likes to talk about the best combine performances of all-time, but let’s talk about the worst.

—Jim Boeheim says the accident that took place after last week’s Louisville game is something that will be with him for the rest of his life.

—Hashtag, Sign Teddy.

—Asia Durr’s time-tested shooting routine has proven to be a good one.

—State of the U has Louisville at No. 7 in its weekly ACC power rankings.

—Campus Sports ranks all 14 of the 2019 ACC football recruiting classes, and has Louisville at No. 14.

—A very happy birthday to Louisville’s own Dwayne Sutton.

—Chris Dobbertean’s Bracketology has Louisville as an 8-seed facing VCU in round one.

—Will Louisville football have a single player selected in this year’s NFL Draft? Jaylen Smith is the only Cardinal who received an invite to the combine.

—If the ACC tournament started today ...

That would be a less than ideal draw.

—The U of L softball team fell 5-3 to nationally-ranked Tennessee on Monday.

—And finally, we’re back on the radio today from 3-6. You can listen here.