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Monday, March 17, 2014

Monday Cardinal Couple -- WBB Selection Show tonight



Louisville WBB has been seeded #3 in the Louisville Regional and will open play Sunday, March 23rd at 5:30 p.m. against
Idaho in Iowa City, IA. Jeff McAdams will have more on this in the TUESDAY editon of Cardinal Couple...

The NCAA Selection Committee disrespect of Louisville Basketball continues...


- Free event at KFC YUM! Center for selection viewing

- Women's Golf wins Clover Cup

- Say what?


It's free admission and parking (at the Galt House) for the selection show tonight for the NCAA Selection Show viewing at the KFC YUM! Center. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show will be televised on ESPN at 7 p.m.

(Advisory note...if you enter at the 2nd street East door normally, that one will be closed tonight. Hit the main entrance on Main.)

Seating will be available in Sects. 115, 116 and 117. The broadcast will be seen on the scoreboard in the arena. Last year, they dropped it down to eye level...which was kinda cool...and the players and coaches will all be there.

Will Louisville get a #1 seed? Bring the kids and find out. Autographs from team members will be available from 6-6:45 p.m. and inflatables are just some of the entertainment available.

Put on the red (and something green, too....after all, it is St. Patrick's Day) and head to the YUM! tonight!

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Louisville women's golf rallied from third place to win the Clover Cup in Mesa, AZ yesterday. They finished with a total of 888...shooting a 298 on defeat Notre Dame by a mere stroke. Here's how the team did on the final day and for the three-day event:

Emily Haas           76/219         5th place overall
Tara Lyons           73/222         tied for 12th
Laura Restrepo     73/223        tied for 16th
Katie Petrino        77/227        tied for 25th
Louise Oxner        75/236        tied for 60th
Sara Karlsson        76/236        "   "   "   "   "
Shannon Gramely  79/239        tied for 70th

The Cards swing back into action on March 28th. in the Bryan Cup.

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As you know, we don't cover men's sports here very often, but the Men's Selection Show for the NCAA Tournament was aired last night and dropped a bombshell on the viewing public. The University of Louisville men's team was seeded 4th. in their region and is headed to Orlando to play Manhattan on Thursday.

Fourth. Did the selection committee actually watch any basketball this season?

Did they miss the fact that the Cards won their regular season conference play and the post-season conference tournament in The American?

Virginia did both in the ACC. They got a #1 seed in their region.

It was all the talking heads on CBS and ESPN could talk about. And, the midwest bracket...where the Cards were no pushover...with Wichita State ranked #1 and UK and Duke placed in it.

The committee says they look at the overall picture, not just at the end of the season...where the Cards were arguably the hottest team in men's college basketball.

One would surmise whether the collection of imbeciles, feeble-minded and blind that made the choice saw anything at all.

Oh...add this. The head of the selection committee is the AD at Wake Forest. Maybe a pre-conference entry salvo being fired across the Cardinal bow? we know how Virginia got that #1 seed. Those ACC boys look out for each other.



  1. This pic pretty much says it all relative to the seed

  2. Thanks for the pic, Burn Brother. WE used it in the Tuesday Cardinal Couple. I thought "a very prominent" UofL sports figure was going to hurl when it was revealed that the 'Eers got the #2 seed.


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