Jeff Walz http://wfpl.org en U of L Player Who Collapsed Diagnosed With Blood Clot http://wfpl.org/post/u-l-player-who-collapsed-diagnosed-blood-clot <p>University of Louisville basketball player Antonita&nbsp;Slaughter will miss the rest of the season after being diagnosed with a blood clot in her lung.</p><p>Coach Jeff Walz says doctors determined the senior had a cardiac event when she collapsed while on the bench early in Tuesday night's victory against Missouri State. The clot was discovered during hospital testing.</p><p>Slaughter will immediately begin taking blood thinners that will end her season. Walz says "we're very fortunate this was discovered through testing."</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:32:30 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 7815 at http://wfpl.org U of L Player Who Collapsed Diagnosed With Blood Clot U of L Basketball's Antonita Slaughter Undergoing Tests After Collapse During Game http://wfpl.org/post/u-l-basketballs-antonita-slaughter-undergoing-tests-after-collapse-during-game <p>University of Louisville basketball player Antonita Slaughter has been undergoing tests at a hospital today after collapsing during Tuesday night’s game against Missouri State.</p><p>Slaughter slumped on the bench in the first half of U of L’s 91-49 win.</p><p>The senior was taken off the court on a stretcher.</p><p>Louisville coach Jeff Walz said Tuesday night that Slaughter, who was alert and talking at the hospital, showed no signs of feeling ill before the game.</p><p>Slaughter had started all nine games this season for the Cards, averaging 10 points and five rebounds.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 19:32:23 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 7774 at http://wfpl.org U of L Basketball's Antonita Slaughter Undergoing Tests After Collapse During Game Baylor's Kim Mulkey Suspended 1 Game Following Comments on Upset Loss to Louisville Cardinals http://wfpl.org/post/baylors-kim-mulkey-suspended-1-game-following-comments-upset-loss-louisville-cardinals <p>Baylor women's basketball coach Kim Mulkey will be<a href="http://www.ncaa.com/news/ncaa/article/2013-07-02/baylor-coach-mulkey-given-one-game-postseason-suspension-re"> suspended for a post-season game</a> in the future because of comments she made following the Lady Bears' loss to the Louisville Cardinals in the 2013 NCAA Tournament.</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 16:06:40 +0000 Joseph Lord 5987 at http://wfpl.org Baylor's Kim Mulkey Suspended 1 Game Following Comments on Upset Loss to Louisville Cardinals Louisville Cardinals Basketball Teams to be Pegasus Parade Grand Marshals http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-basketball-teams-be-pegasus-parade-grand-marshals <p>The Louisville Cardinals men's and women's basketball teams will be grand marshals for the 2013 Republic Bank Pegasus Parade.&nbsp;</p><p>The Kentucky Derby Festival began a <a href="http://www.facebook.com/DerbyFest">social media campaign</a> earlier this week to attract the teams—as the men's team <a href="/post/what-louisville-cardinals-championship-celebration-looked-and-sounded">won the NCAA national championship </a>and the <a href="/post/u-l-falls-uconn-womens-ncaa-title-game">women's team </a>played in the title game.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 10:46:09 +0000 Joseph Lord 4944 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Basketball Teams to be Pegasus Parade Grand Marshals Louisville Cardinals to Play for Women's National Championship http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-play-womens-national-championship <p>The University of Louisville women’s basketball team has joined the men’s program in playing for a NCAA championship this week.</p><p>Antonita Slaughter led the fifth-seeded Cards with 18 points as U of L advanced to the title game with a 64-57 comeback victory tonight over number two seed California.</p><p>U of L will face Connecticut for the women’s championship Tuesday in New Orleans.&nbsp;&nbsp;The Huskies defeated Notre Dame&nbsp;in&nbsp;the other national semifinal.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 01:07:05 +0000 Rick Howlett 4879 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals to Play for Women's National Championship Louisville Cardinals Coach Jeff Walz: 'Our Ultimate Goal is to Win a National Championship' http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-coach-jeff-walz-our-ultimate-goal-win-national-championship <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Louisville Cardinals women's basketball team is the surprise of women's basketball—but Coach Jeff </span>Walz<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;tells </span>WFPL<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> that they have no intention of being satisfied with a Final Four banner.</span></p> Sun, 07 Apr 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 4863 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Coach Jeff Walz: 'Our Ultimate Goal is to Win a National Championship'