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Shannon Russell @slrussell Louisville, Ky.

Louisville men's basketball beat writer @courierjournal | Formerly at The Athletic and The Cincinnati Enquirer.

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Louisville plays at Wisconsin Dec. 9. @slaphitter000 @ByMansfield Approximately 3,000 / game @cdbradley2 Louisville will play Southern Illinois (Nov. 25), Seton Hall (Nov. 27), Prairie View A&M, Western Kentu…
An update on Louisville co-captain Malik Williams - he hasn't been practicing (ankle) but should be in a week or so… on Seton Hall joining Louisville's MTE and the look of the Cardinals' non-conference schedule. We finally know… @VillefanJB We know UofL's first two games (Southern Illinois Nov. 25, Seton Hall Nov. 27) and the rest of the sked… updated primer on the teams coming to Louisville for the multi-team event:, no Chris Mack-Pat Kelsey match-up! What a cruel twist of fate for those of us w/background fodder. Kelsey rem… will play these teams in its MTE: Southern Illinois, Seton Hall, Prairie View A&M, Western Kentucky and… Wisconsin will host Louisville in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Retweeted by Shannon RussellSeton Hall was just picked to finish fifth in the Big East preseason coaches' poll. Senior forward Sandro Mamukelas… basketball family mourns the passing of Bob Lochmueller. -Top scorer on Cards’ first NCAA Tournament team in 1…
Retweeted by Shannon RussellHere's a refresher on the teams playing in the MTE: Louisville Seton Hall Arkansas Little Rock Duquesne Southern I… There will be a ninth team in the Louisville men's basketball multi-team event - Seton Hall. The Pirates will… women's basketball coach Jeff Walz says the yearly game between Kentucky and U of L will not happen this…
Retweeted by Shannon RussellNew: The @kfc_yumcenter has awarded @PepsiCo pouring rights for the next 10 years. @CocaColaCo previously served d…
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@xulori94 It's for a mix of students and student-athletes (m/w hoops, w lacrosse).Louisville grad transfer @carlikjones is starting out the season strong as a Preseason All-America selection by Sta… details on Louisville's board-approved residence hall, a recruiting gem for men's and women's basketball and w… @Kat_Terrell Looks a lot like mine was! @Kat_Terrell I hear you! My college roommate and I had bunk beds freshman year and approximately 3 feet of living s… @mattbrannon21 I've stayed in hotels that aren't as fancy as this. BUT they came with free breakfast so... #winningWhen I see renderings of UofL's new residence hall, I'm reminded of how it in no way resembles my residence hall in… a gander here: Southeast Corridor Residence Hall, estimated at $23.5 million, is slated to open in the fall of 2022. The 128-b… of L's board of trustees has approved a motion for a master lease agreement for a new residence hall that will se… University of Louisville sets 15% limit on capacity for 2020-21 men's and women's basketball games.
Retweeted by Shannon Russell @JohnnyKnuckle11 Probably not! My focus now is on Louisville and the ACC. It's a big switch for me too! I'll always… games = approximately 3,000 fans asked, we answered. Here's our first @LouisvilleMBB mailbag of the season. surprise that Villanova is on top here but still strange to see UConn back in the Big East preseason hoops poll.
15/17 of @LouisvilleMBB players have already cast their ballot. The two remaining will vote by the end of this week…
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Louisville's grad assistants are former U of L player Christen Cunningham and Xavier product James Farr. They pla… started with three graduate assistants & now has two. After joining the program in June, @SpikeAlbrecht't have a chance to talk to him but @lukeskywalka11 (Luke Hancock) stopped by Louisville's practice today..@carlikjones is wearing the gold jersey at practice. Second week in a row for the Louisville grad transfer.This issue had been percolating; now it's big news. With so many teams in need of replacement games, could the Loui… basketball games start in less than a month. What better time to take a crack at projecting Louisville's st…! This is getting ridiculous.
This is well done. @PaulFritschner Well done!YES. This is everything ... to the Titanic music! Rays' ending! WHAT THE.
@tombrewsports I'm very grateful for it. The access is not necessarily for reporting but learning more about the te… this football Saturday, don't forget it's one day closer to basketball games. I'm watching Louisville practice n…
@MarioMercurio @jschroeder011 Also can we please talk about the length of shorts back then? They're practically culottes.Trust the process it will pay off 🥳
Retweeted by Shannon RussellNEW: Louisville’s COVID-19 expenses exceed 291K since the pandemic began. Testing makes up most of that. A look a…
Retweeted by Shannon Russell* Louisville will play 5 games in the multi-team event. That, with the ACC-Big Ten Challenge and UK game, will comp…* Deputy AD Josh Heird said U of L is on the road to having approval for 15 percent of fans at the Yum.New from the ULAA Board meeting: * Eight teams have committed to play 17 games in the Louisville MTE starting Nov.… the time @LouisvilleMBB opens its season Nov. 25, it'll be more than 20 months since Jae'Lyn Withers logged exte… Nation I will have 3 years of eligibility instead of 2!
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Blessed to receive an offer for Louisville ‼️
Retweeted by Shannon RussellI've lost count of how many versions we've had of this, but here's the latest, greatest update on the Louisville MT… @TheBluffBlog @ColinFarrell28 Pairings haven't been announced yet. @ColinFarrell28 @TheBluffBlog No. Not all teams will play the same amount of games. Louisville, for example, will p…, to recap, contracts are in hand for Arkansas Little Rock, Duquesne, Prairie View A&M, Southern Illinois, UNC Gr… you all ready for this? Western Kentucky's basketball team is officially IN the Louisville multi-team event an… missing most of the last preseason to recover from shoulder surgery, Louisville guard David Johnson is in a d…
Yahoo story re Junior Bridgeman pursuing temporary move of NBA Raptors to Louisville because of border issues has b…
Retweeted by Shannon RussellAsked to assess grad transfer Charles Minlend in the presser, David Johnson commended Minlend's ability to be a glu… Johnson said @LouisvilleMBB is working on an identity of toughness and being able to withstand long possessions.Media just had a virtual chat with Louisville sophomore guard @davidjohnson13, who had some good insights into the… today's LSL, we preview the @UofLFootball - @FSUFootball matchup with @antwanstaley and talk some…
Retweeted by Shannon RussellCatch up with @LouisvilleMBB's assistant coaches in these Q&As... 🏀 Mike Pegues: 🏀 Luke Mu…
Louisville assistant coach Dino Gaudio has never seen anything like this in 40 years of coaching, and by "this" he…
Prairie View A&M's signed contract is in for Louisville basketball's multi-team event. That means only one team (… view of the teams coming to Louisville's bubble: @JNivJR Correct, unless something changes. The scheduling hasn't worked out.Scheduling hasn't worked out with Western Kentucky, a previously named possible participant.Latest on the Louisville non-conf bubble... Five teams have sent in signed contracts. They are Arkansas Little Roc… @StanXU96 I know, right! Still new for me too.Guess who'll be wearing the gold jersey today when @LouisvilleMBB practice resumes? If you said Carlik Jones, you'…🙏Blessed to have the opportunity to play both basketball and football at the University of Louisville 🔴⚪️🏀…
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.@UofLWBB announces five-game non-conference schedule; ACC slate to come: Yum Center hoping for at least 20% capacity for #Louisville basketball, which probably exceeds what public hea…
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Louisville’s weekly COVID-19 update: 1,075 tests on student-athletes, coaches and staff this week with 4 positives.…
Retweeted by Shannon Russell @moore_mel What's in the bowl beside the lovely flowers? Are those shells painted as basketballs?NEW | @LouisvilleMBB senior Malik Williams likes to jokingly call grad transfer Carlik Jones a "little AI." Jones… @nick_hessler So far so good! Enjoy Nashville! @nick_hessler @VanderbiltU @vucommodores Congrats!
Great being back in the gym today for @LouisvilleMBB's first practice of the year. Miss this place and these guys s…
Retweeted by Shannon RussellYou know what time it is. ⏰🏀 #Team107
Retweeted by Shannon RussellWearing the gold jersey at practice is a rite of passage at Louisville because it means you were the best practice…
Louisville starts basketball practice tomorrow. Here are three questions about the season: NCAA extends the eligibility of Division I winter-sport athletes who compete in 2020-21. @xudannyo @BrendanBergen @RickBroering said Louisville's non-conference schedule should be out "very, very soon" - as in the next three to five days.… Mack said in a video teleconference that Louisville will not have Louisville Live, a intrasquad scrimmage or… @BSnow247 You know I am!NCAA Tournament Regionals come to Louisville in 2023. @markschmetzer Thanks, Schmetz! It's definitely different and strange not being around Cintas Center right now but… basketball preseason practices can start today but again, Louisville kick things off tomorrow. Can't say en… from @LouisvilleMBB on the team's newly-elected co-captains, @carlikjones and @leek_willi.
Louisville players have chosen their team captains for the 2020-2021 basketball season and they are Carlik Jones and Malik Williams.D-1 Council has voted in favor of giving additional year of eligibility to winter athletes, source told @Stadium. W…
Retweeted by Shannon RussellRuss Smith headed to Sichuan via @Carchia
Retweeted by Shannon RussellQuality addition! Brian Thornton is a class act. Louisville assistant @CoachLukeMurray shared insights about the Cardinals ahead of basketball season's start i…