Bellarmine hit, then trolled Louisville last night


Town of Louisville belongs to the Bellarmino Knights. Final evening, Bellarmino defeated the Cardinals 67-66 in Kenny Payne’s debut as head coach of Louisville. It was Bellarmine’s first win over Louisville in 13 makes an attempt, the Knights’ first victory over a Energy 5 program since becoming a member of Division I in 2020, and Louisville’s first season-opening loss in 18 years.

The Knights have been main by as much as 14 factors within the first half and have been right down to 12 factors with just below 5 minutes to go when the Playing cards returned. Louisville had an 11-0 run to complete the sport, however it ended simply brief, Kamari Lands and Roosevelt Wheeler failing to attain with eight seconds left. From there, Bellarmine’s Juston Betz threw the ball down the courtroom to run over the timer, and Louisville’s El Ellis missed his determined mid-court shot on the buzzer.

For Scotty Davenport, UofL alumnus and former technical workers member of Denny Crum and Rick Pitino, it was an particularly candy second. At his post-game press convention, he talked about Stan Hardin, Fairdale’s longtime basketball coach, who handed away on Wednesday.

For Kenny Payne, it is one more reminder of the rebuilding mission forward. The Playing cards additionally misplaced an exhibition to Lenoir-Rhyne on October 30.

“Perceive, it is a troublesome sport. If it was straightforward, everybody could be profitable,” Payne stated after the sport. “So I am asking them to alter and do issues which might be uncomfortable for them proper now. That is why I say, ‘we win or we study’. Right now is a tough lesson to study, it is that easy.”

Congratulations to whoever tweets Bellarmine, as they’re artistic endeavors.

Kentucky Twitter had a variety of enjoyable with this too.