Forward Akoy Agau Will Transfer From Louisville

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Rick Pitino and the Louisville basketball team will be losing a player for the second semester of the 2014-15 season.

Eric Crawford of WDRB.com was the first to report that sophomore forward Akoy Agau will transfer from the Louisville program.

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Video: Bobby Petrino Previews Belk Bowl Match-Up With Georgia

Bobby Petrino met with the media earlier this week to preview Louisville’s match-up with the Georgia in the Belk Bowl. Below is Petrino’s opening statement along with the full press conference video.

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Louisville Linebacker James Burgess Will Return For Senior Season

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On Thursday morning ESPN ACC blogger Andrea Adelson reported that Louisville junior linebacker James Burgess would return to school for his senior season next year. I wouldn’t consider this surprising news, however it is certainly good news.

Burgess had a limited role in his true freshman season, but he got the starting nod during the 2012 season opener for the injured Keith Brown. Since that game against Ohio on Sept. 1, 2013, Burgess has arguably been the top linebacker for the Louisville defense.

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Louisville Football Now Has Seven Signees From The 2015 Class

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Bobby Petrino and the his staff’s recruiting efforts paid off in a big way on Wednesday afternoon. Louisville has now officially added seven signees for their 2015 recruiting class.

Dec. 17 was the first day that junior college recruits were able to make it official and sign national letters of intent. Five junior college recruits and two high school recruits have signed and are expected to enroll at Louisville for the second semester.

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Louisville Offensive Lineman Ryan Mack Is Transferring

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With the NCAA not requiring players to sit out a year after transferring as long as they’ve graduated, the college athletics transfer rate is at an all time high.

We’ve learned that Louisville is one of the latest programs to have a player to transfer.

Junior right tackle Ryan Mack will transfer from Louisville when the 2014 winter semester is completed.

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An In Depth Look At Louisville’s Poor Shooting Percentage

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AP Photo/Frank Franklin II

Louisville’s offensive output has been the source of criticism since the out-start of this new season.  “Lack of identity” is what one will most commonly hear whenever a discussion of Louisville’s offensive production is being had.

People typically look at shooting percentages and draw their conclusion from the singular statistic. While shooting percentage is accurate depiction of how efficient a player is when shooting the ball, it does not quantify exactly what that player does for their team offensively.  For example, Jaylen Johnson is currently shooting field goals at a 50% clip, thats 6-12 if you’re scoring at home. A myriad of things should be looked at when evaluating shot efficiency and pure scoring output.

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