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Wednesday afternoon Cardinal news and notes

Ah, those classic pre-Derby backside sights.


—Here’s the U of L recap of the Louisville baseball team’s 12-5 triumph over Kentucky Tuesday night in Lexington.

—Mike James is No. 77 and Roosevelt Wheeler No. 82 in Paul Biancardi’s latest ESPN 100 for the hoops class of 2021.

—U of L’s 2021 class dropped out of ESPN’s top 25 rankings.

—Sam Williamson is on board with the Kahil Fennell promotion.

—Who would be included in a College Basketball Super League? TNIAAM takes a stab.

—Duke transfer (and former top Louisville recruit) Jaemyn Brakefield is headed to Ole Miss.

—Memphis DT Patrick Kutas has scheduled an official visit to U of L for June 25-27.

—This is pretty nuts.

—Aidan Igiehon has officially signed with Grand Canyon.

—The Tom Crean era at Georgia is not going swimmingly.

—Some Kentucky Derby fun facts here.

—Dude is red hot.

—You can vote for Louisville to earn Bleacher Report’s title of “QB U” here.

—Sports Illustrated has a TuTu Atwell draft profile.

—The Belle of Louisville has received a bail out.

—Someone make this tweet an NFT.

—U of L soccer camps are back this summer.

—The Lexington Herald Leader recaps Louisville baseball’s triumph over Kentucky.

—The Utah Jazz are embracing their depth and balance without Donovan Mitchell.

—This is the year, guys.

—State of Louisville breaks down the ways Chris Mack could use his final scholarship for 2021-22.

—The U of L women’s tennis team advanced in the ACC tournament with a 4-1 win over Boston College.

—Louisville Middle blocker Anna Stevenson was selected as an AVCA Second Team All-American with teammate setter Tori Dilfer being chosen as an AVCA Third Team All-American. In addition, freshman Anna DeBeer earned AVCA All-American Honorable Mention honors.

—We fast.

—The latest Cardinal Authority podcast talks with college baseball writer Aaron Fitt.

—Louisville City FC matches will be carried locally on WBKI this season.

—And finally, Louisville’s infamous ‘can opener’ underpass is getting a new warning system. I do not approve.