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Syracuse, bowl-bound Louisville look to follow up big wins

Nov. 22, 2019 12:21 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bowl-bound Louisville would like nothing more than to add another victory to its turnaround season when the Cardinals play host to Syracuse. If the Cardinals can get the win it would be the final blow to Syracuse’s postseason hopes. The schools’ fortunes have reversed...

Evans scores 18 as No. 9 Louisville throttles Chattanooga

Nov. 21, 2019 10:04 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville’s defense never rested as the Cardinals overwhelmed Chattanooga. Dana Evans scored 18 points to lead No. 8 Louisville to an 86-37 victory over the Mocs on Thursday night. Despite posting a season high in points, the Cardinals (4-0) were more impressive on defense....

No. 2 Louisville rallies past USC Upstate 76-50

Nov. 20, 2019 10:54 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville’s latest rout was anything but routine. The No. 2 Cardinals trailed in the second half for the first time this season against a determined USC Upstate squad that challenged them longer than expected. That scare got Louisville’s attention, and its response was...

Duke climbs to No. 1 in AP Top 25 following Kentucky’s loss

Nov. 18, 2019 5:46 PM EST

Duke is back at No. 1, moving up a spot following a pair of victories last week. The Blue Devils can thank Evansville for the jump. Duke moved to No. 1 for the first time this season, receiving 52 first-place votes from a 65-member media panel in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll released...

4 students charged in bathroom attack on Kentucky schoolmate

Nov. 18, 2019 6:37 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An 18-year-old Kentucky high schooler has pleaded not guilty to second-degree assault and criminal mischief in an assault on a reportedly autistic classmate. News outlets report Damon Simmons is accused of attacking the Iroquois High student on Thursday with the help of three...

Jordan Nwora scores 17 points, No. 4 Louisville rolls

Nov. 17, 2019 8:51 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — North Carolina Central coach LaVelle Moton said he had to pick his poison when his Eagles faced fourth-ranked Louisville on Sunday. So, his team let the Cardinals fire away. It ended up almost becoming a historic shooting night for the Cardinals. Jordan Nwora scored 17 points to lead...

Former NC State basketball player Grundy dies after stabbing

Nov. 15, 2019 9:52 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former North Carolina State basketball player Anthony Grundy died Thursday from stab wounds suffered as the result of a domestic dispute in Kentucky, authorities said. Louisville officers found Anthony Grundy, 40, injured while they were responding to a residence on Thursday evening...

Jones, Evans lead No. 9 Louisville past Central Michigan

Nov. 14, 2019 9:48 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — On a night when its shots weren’t falling, Louisville leaned on two veterans. Jazmine Jones scored 25 points and Dana Evans had 24 — both career highs — to lead the ninth-ranked Cardinals past Central Michigan 76-63 on Thursday night. The Cardinals (3-0) shot...

Beshear set for ‘next chapter’ as Bevin concedes in Kentucky

Nov. 14, 2019 6:04 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin conceded to Democratic archnemesis Andy Beshear on Thursday, putting an end to Kentucky’s bitterly fought governor’s race and setting the stage for divided government in a GOP stronghold. Bevin, an ally of President Donald Trump, made the...

Nwora leads No. 4 Louisville past Indiana State 91-62

Nov. 14, 2019 12:01 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Chris Mack couldn’t find any fault with his team’s performance against Indiana State. The Cardinals started off hot from the field and cooled only slightly. When the Sycamores mounted their lone rally in the second half, Mack kept his head during a...