Category Archives: College Spotlight

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Louisville Women’s Basketball Marching Toward The Top

By Jeff Nunn of CardinalSportsZone.com | Photos by Adam Creech, courtesy University of Louisville Athletics The old saying is “If you wanna be the best you gotta beat the best.” The University of Louisville Women’s Basketball team wants to be the best and they are dominantly marching their way straight to the top and taking…Read More

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INDIANA BASKETBALL: WINDS OF CHANGE BLOWING AT ASSEMBLY HALL AS MILLER TAKES OVER IN BLOOMINGTON

BY REX BEYERS | PROFESSIONAL ODDSMAKER, FORMER SOIN NATIVE Those who have been wishing for new guidance at the top of the program for Indiana’s flagship basketball program got their wishes last March when Tom Crean was fired after nine seasons in March and Archie Miller was hired in from the University of Dayton to…Read More

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LOUISVILLE BASKETBALL: A DON’T-MISS SEASON FOR THE CARDS IS AHEAD

BY JEFF NUNN OF CARDINALSPORTSZONE.COM For the first time since 2001, the Louisville Cardinals will open the basketball season without Rick Pitino roaming the sideline. Pitino was officially fired Oct. 16, less than one month prior to the Nov. 12 season opener vs. George Mason. But Pitino would not have been there anyway due to…Read More

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KENTUCKY BASKETBALL: YOUNG, PROMISING AND BATHED IN SHADOWS

Monk, Fox and Adebayo are in the NBA. Willis, Briscoe, Hawkins and Humphries are gone, too. And the Wildcats start all over again. Again. BY STEVE KAUFMAN There’s a UK basketball schedule and poster out right now. Across the poster is the 2017-18 team, their silhouettes shrouded in shadowy gray. You can’t make out who…Read More

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College Spotlight | Jaire Alexander

Photo & Story by Jeff Nunn of CardinalSportsZone.com The University of Louisville had a player voted to the first team in the first-ever Associated Press preseason football All-American list. No, it wasn’t the reigning Heisman trophy winner, Lamar Jackson, but rather junior cornerback, Jaire Alexander. Alexander also was named to Sports Illustrated’s 2017 Preseason All-America…Read More