Cards announce the addition of Stockman

Matz Stockman

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino announced his newest addition – 7-foot-2 Matz Stockman – in a release form the school on Tuesday afternoon. Cardinal Authority has the latest on the recruiting news.

The University of Louisville has officially announced the news that Cardinal Authority broke this morning, the signing of Matz Stockman.

The 7-foot-2, 238-pound Stockman is from Oslo, Norway and is currently enrolled at the Canarias Basketball Academy in the Canary Islands.

"With who we are losing after this year, we wanted this to be a special recruiting class," U of L coach Rick Pitino said in the release. "The addition of Matz makes it one of the strongest classes we have ever had at Louisville. We're really excited to have him in our program. He has great size and wingspan, shoots it well and has great spring in his legs. This is a class that fits our needs for our future."

Stockman has a 7-foot-6 wing span is the fifth member of the Class of 2014 for the Cardinals.

Cardinal Authority will have more later.

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