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Friday, November 24, 2023

WBB opens Betty & Van Chancellor Classic in TX -- FRIDAY CARDINAL COUPLE


Hello again readers!! 

Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!!  I have been looking forward to a few days away from the office and plenty of good eats around.  I hope you had somewhere safe and warm to enjoy this holiday.



Photos: Jared Anderson

For the UofL program, WBB will keep us entertained as they will play Friday afternoon at the Merrell Center in Katy, Texas in the Betty and Van Chancellor Classic. 

The Cardinals first matchup will be with Alabama (5-0) at 12 p.m. ET on Friday, then face Liberty (2-2) at 12 p.m. ET on Saturday and close the weekend with Gonzaga (4-1) at 1:45 p.m. ET on Sunday. All three games will be streamed on ESPN+

Alabama is averaging 78 ppg while the Cards defense has held its opponents to an average of 52.5 ppg while UofL is also beating them by an avg 34 points.

UA has kept all of its opponents under 50 points per game (42.6) this season and are beating them by about 35.4 ppg. They're also pulling down 43.2 rebounds per game with 6'4 freshman forward Essence Cody averaging 7.4 per game. 

Alabama has held opponents to single digit points in at least one quarter per game, including holding Winthrop and Morehead State to five points, both in the second quarter.

Sarah Ashlee Barker leads Alabama in scoring averaging 18.4 points per game, with two others, Aaliyah Nye (11.8 PPG) and Jessica Timmons (11.6 PPG) also averaging double-figures

The Tide's bench has produced 115 points through five games, averaging 23 points per game

Against Louisville, Alabama leads the all-time series history, 3-1, with the most recent game (2008) resulting in a 73-56 Alabama victory.

Lets hope the Cards can get out of Texas with an unblemished record!!  

Happy Holidays!!

As Always
Go Cards



  1. This team has fight 💯,but poor foul shooting & lack of the 3 Ball lost the game go cards .

  2. I really don't understand basketball players you're averaging 85 %from the free throw line teams hitting 64% for the game unbelievable.

  3. FRED REPORTED... r in my book


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