The JumpOffPlus.com International Scouting Report staff will visit Louisville, Ky., during the 2013-14 season to check in on the 2013 NCAA National Tournament Runner-Up @UofLWBB Cardinals.
Tentative Visit Date: Feb. 2, 2014
Head Coach: Jeff Walz
Campus Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Arena Name: KFC Yum! Center
Louisville Program Web Page
Key 2013-14 Returners:
Sara Hammond – Rockcastle County HS (Mount Vernon, Ky.) – averaged 10.8 points and 6.4 help with your paper rebounds per game in 37 contests
Antonita Slaughter – Louisville Christian Academy (Louisville, Ky.) – averaged 10.1 points and 4.9 rebounds per game in 38 contests
Shoni Schimmel – Franklin HS (Mission, Ore.) – averaged 14.2 points and 3.5 assists per game in 30 contests
Key 2013-14 Newcomers:
JumpOffPlus.com Publisher Brandon Clay teams up with Marques Burnett for the Louisville Season Preview Podcast:
Last season, coach Jeff Walz led the Cardinals to a 29-win season and a spot in the last game of the NCAA season. Now the emerging basketball powerhouse makes how can i write my essay the transition from the Big East to the American Athletic Conference for the 2013-14 season before transitioning into the Atlanta Coast Conference in 2014-15. With two visits to the National Championship game in the last five season, Walz has the program on stable ground amongst the nation’s elite programs.
For this year’s Louisville roster, senior guard Shoni Schimmel sets the tone for the Cardinals. A dynamic guard option, Schimmel established herself as a first team All Big East selection in 2012-13. Look for Sara Hammond and Antonita Slaughter to assist Schimmel with help with geography homework bringing veteran leadership and consistent play on both ends of the hardwood. The Cardinals return four of their top five scorers and welcome the nation’s No. 40 ranked prospect in the class of 2013 in Emmonnie Henderson. Henderson will bring another versatile forward option to a team that thrives on diversity. Peeking into the future, Louisville already has verbal commitments from five prospects ranked in the ELITE 100 per ProspectsNation.com giving them a top five recruiting class on a national scale. That type of high level recruiting means that no matter what conference the Cardinals are how can i get a book review wrote for me in, they’ll be a favorite to remain amongst the nation’s elite for years to come.
Shoni Schimmel over Baylor’s Brittany Griner in the Sweet Sixteen:
Brandon Clay is the owner of the JumpOffPlus.com International Report, Peach State Basketball, Inc., and ProspectsNation.com. The JumpOffPlus.com is picked up by more than 200 colleges and universities nationwide. He serves as the Executive Camp Director for the Elite Basketball Academy Camps. Clay has been involved in the community since 2001 as an evaluator, event operator and trainer. You can reach him at BrandonClay@PeachStateBasketball.com