Indiana Hoosiers http://wfpl.org en College Basketball: Louisville Cardinals Roll Over Rutgers, 92-31 http://wfpl.org/post/college-basketball-louisville-cardinals-roll-over-rutgers-92-31 <p>The Louisville Cards have easily advanced to the semifinals of the men’s American Athletic&nbsp; Conference Tournament in Memphis.</p><p>U of L crushed Rutgers 92-31 today and will play Houston Friday evening at 7:00. &nbsp; Chris Jones led the Cards with 18 points, but four others also scored in double figures. &nbsp;</p><p>Houston upset SMU in their quarterfinal game.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The Indiana Hoosiers have been eliminated from the men’s Big Ten Tournament.&nbsp; IU lost to Illinois 64-54 this afternoon in first-round play.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 21:45:01 +0000 Rick Howlett 8866 at http://wfpl.org College Basketball: Louisville Cardinals Roll Over Rutgers, 92-31 College Basketball: Louisville Cardinals Fall in Women's AAC Tourney Final http://wfpl.org/post/college-basketball-louisville-cardinals-fall-womens-aac-tourney-final <p>The University of Louisville women’s basketball team fell short in their bid for an American Athletic Conference Tournament title Monday night. The third-ranked Cardinals lost to number one Connecticut 72-52 in the AAC championship game in Uncasvlle, Conn.</p><p>U of L players will now wait a week to find out when and where they’ll play in the NCAA Tournament. The pairings are set for the men’s AAC Tournament in Memphis. Louisville opens play Thursday afternoon against either Rutgers or South Florida.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:59:56 +0000 Rick Howlett 8832 at http://wfpl.org College Basketball: Louisville Cardinals Fall in Women's AAC Tourney Final College Basketball: Senior Day at U of L; UK Visits Florida, IU at Michigan http://wfpl.org/post/college-basketball-senior-day-u-l-uk-visits-florida-iu-michigan <p>The University of Louisville men’s basketball team closes out the regular season tomorrow against Connecticut.</p><p>It’s the final home game for senior players Russ Smith, Luke Hancock, Stephan Van Treese and Tim Henderson.</p><p>Henderson, a Louisville native, earned his spot on the team as a walk-on, and was the hero of last year’s Final Four game against Wichita State, sinking two key three-pointers to lead the Cards to the championship game.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 21:01:40 +0000 Rick Howlett 8815 at http://wfpl.org College Basketball: Senior Day at U of L; UK Visits Florida, IU at Michigan College Basketball: UK at North Carolina; U of L Faces WKU; IU vs Irish http://wfpl.org/post/college-basketball-uk-north-carolina-u-l-faces-wku-iu-vs-irish <p>College basketball action this weekend has the Kentucky Wildcats facing North Carolina.</p><p>With two losses this season, UK has dropped to 11<sup>th</sup> in the latest Associated Press poll.&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;The Tar Heels are 6-2 and ranked 18th, with victories over Louisville and Michigan State.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Saturday's&nbsp;</span>tipoff<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> at Chapel Hill is at 5:</span>15pm<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>The Louisville Cards take on Western Kentucky tomorrow &nbsp;at the KFC Yum Center.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 21:14:04 +0000 Rick Howlett 7894 at http://wfpl.org College Basketball: UK at North Carolina; U of L Faces WKU; IU vs Irish Find Out How UofL, UK and Others Spend on Athletics, Academics With New Knight Database http://wfpl.org/post/find-out-how-uofl-uk-and-others-spend-athletics-academics-new-knight-database <p>The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics has gone live with a massive database on college athletics and academic spending.&nbsp;</p><p>The database includes information on all the larger schools &nbsp;in the region, including the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:11:06 +0000 Joseph Lord 7771 at http://wfpl.org Find Out How UofL, UK and Others Spend on Athletics, Academics With New Knight Database College Football: Tennessee Beats Kentucky, 27-14 http://wfpl.org/post/college-football-tennessee-beats-kentucky-27-14 <p>Joshua Dobbs threw two touchdown passes and ran 40 yards for another, and Tennessee broke a four-game losing streak with a 27-14 over rival Kentucky on Saturday night.</p><p>The Volunteers (5-7, 2-6 Southeastern Conference) bounced back from their heartbreaking last-minute loss to Vanderbilt by scoring first-half touchdowns on long plays en route to their first victory since upsetting South Carolina in October. Tennessee avoided its first eight-loss season in program history and improved to 76-24-9 against the Wildcats.</p> Sun, 01 Dec 2013 03:52:47 +0000 Associated Press 7733 at http://wfpl.org College Football: Tennessee Beats Kentucky, 27-14 College Football Season Finales: Kentucky vs Tennessee, IU Hosts Purdue http://wfpl.org/post/college-football-season-finales-kentucky-vs-tennessee-iu-hosts-purdue <p>The Kentucky Wildcats will host Tennessee Saturday in the college football season finale for both teams.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Both&nbsp;archrivals are rebuilding their programs under new coaches.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky is 2-9 under first year coach Mark Stoops, who says it’s been a season of challenges, compounded by injuries and suspensions.</span></p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 19:30:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 7701 at http://wfpl.org College Football Season Finales: Kentucky vs Tennessee, IU Hosts Purdue College Football: Cards Honor Seniors; UK Visits Georgia; IU Takes on Ohio State http://wfpl.org/post/college-football-cards-honor-seniors-uk-visits-georgia-iu-takes-ohio-state <p>University of Louisville football fans will bid farewell to 20 senior class players tomorrow at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">U of L, ranked 21st and 15th in the AP and coaches polls, takes on Memphis in the final home game of the season.</span></p><p>Coach Charlie Strong says this group of players helped him build the program when he came on board in 2010.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 21:27:07 +0000 Rick Howlett 7660 at http://wfpl.org College Football: Cards Honor Seniors; UK Visits Georgia; IU Takes on Ohio State College Football: Kentucky Falls to Vandy, 22-6 http://wfpl.org/post/college-football-kentucky-falls-vandy-22-6 Vanderbilt beat Kentucky 22-6 Saturday and became bowl-eligible for a third straight season — the first time that’s happened in Commodores' history.<p> Vanderbilt had been to only four bowls before current coach James Franklin took over.<p> Bowl eligibility means the Commodores will have a chance to match last year's 9-4 record that was their best since 1915.<p> Kentucky, now 2-8 on the season, lost its 14th straight SEC game. The Wildcats never scored after Jojo Kemp's 2-yard touchdown run on the opening drive.<p> In other action, number 17 Wisconsin routed visiting Indiana 51-3.<p> Sat, 16 Nov 2013 21:49:10 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 7586 at http://wfpl.org College Football: Kentucky Falls to Vandy, 22-6 College Football: U of L Faces Houston; UK at Vandy; IU Visits Wisconsin http://wfpl.org/post/college-football-u-l-faces-houston-uk-vandy-iu-visits-wisconsin <p>The Louisville Cardinals are back in action tomorrow against visiting Houston.</p><p>This is U of L’s first Saturday night game in several years.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Coach Charlie Strong has mixed opinions about the 7:00pm kickoff.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 21:15:53 +0000 Rick Howlett 7578 at http://wfpl.org College Football: U of L Faces Houston; UK at Vandy; IU Visits Wisconsin