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Russsickulous says Cards are "getting better"

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INDIANAPOLIS – It's been the biggest question over the course of the past 24 hours – the health of the University of Louisville basketball team. The Cardinals have been battling colds, coughs and some strep throat this week heading into Sunday's NCAA Tournament Elite Eight game against Duke. Cardinal Authority has an update on the health status of the team the night before the game.

The always quotable Russ Smith didn't even have an answer for comment made to him by a member of the media on Saturday afternoon. Smith, often referred to as Russdiculous by University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino, was told that some U of L fans were referring to the junior guard as "Russsickulous" after Friday's win over Oregon. "I don't even have a comment for that one," he...

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