—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.
I am so blessed to be in this position and thank you to everyone that has been a part of my journey. I’ve talked to my family and I’ve thought a lot about it and I’m ready to make my decision. I’m excited to say that I’m committed to the University of Louisville! L’s Up! pic.twitter.com/x6BqDudB9Z— TJ Holl (@tj_holl) February 26, 2019
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.
WATCH: UofL signee @_daveordavid_ explains his mindset in the 4th quarter in @trinitysports 57-47 win over Male tonight. He finished with 29(!!) points, and a couple of INCREDIBLE dunks. pic.twitter.com/yxgYHy2VEX— Natalie Grise (@WLKYNatalie) February 26, 2019
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:
Sam Campbell hits a game winning 3 as time expires pic.twitter.com/iNwl2HmD1w— Oldham Era Sports (@OldhamEraSports) February 26, 2019
—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.
Recruits... we outdraw 1️⃣0️⃣ of the 1️⃣5️⃣ Men’s Team in the ACC. #WeLoveWBB pic.twitter.com/5VydZR4HQ6— Sam Purcell (@coachsampurcell) February 25, 2019
—Speaking of which, let’s make sure this happens Thursday night.
Just got word if we hit 12,900 tickets on Thursday night at @kfc_yumcenter we will average over 10,000 fans for the season. @UofLWBB vs. #9 #NCState Come join our team and #CardNation #SeniorNight #ACCWBB #GoCards pic.twitter.com/9IwJahjPNV— Jeff Walz (@CoachJeffWalz) February 25, 2019
—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.
FSU hoops is now 47-3 in their last 50 home games.— Matt Smith (@SamENole) February 26, 2019
Home losses in that same timeframe (last 3 calendar years):
FSU - 3
Michigan St. - 4
Kansas - 4
Villanova - 4
Duke - 5
Kentucky - 5
UNC - 5
Michigan - 6
Virginia - 6
Louisville - 10
Florida - 11#BasketballSchool
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.
Will any player’s Nike shoe burst or break apart?
Rich Eisen 40-yard dash time
Over 5.97 seconds
Under 5.97 seconds
Will Joey Bosa make an appearance? (must be public knowledge)
Will Evander Holyfield make an appearance? (must be public knowledge)
—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.
Ended up down a Teddy Bridgewater PFF stat rabbit hole (a thread)— Matthew Coller (@MatthewColler) February 22, 2019
Crazy stat - 2015 QB rating with clean pocket:
Brady - 104.4
Ben - 104.1
Teddy - 102.5
Rodgers - 101.3
Rivers - 101.0
—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.
Happy birthday @DwayneSutton!! pic.twitter.com/pNk1mqiw94— Louisville Basketball (@LouisvilleMBB) February 26, 2019
—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.