Friday afternoon Cardinal news and notes

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—Spread check: Wake Forest by 7.

—The latest episode of the Card Chronicle Podcast is here.

—It’ll be a top 15 men’s soccer showdown in Durham tonight when No. 14 Louisville squares off against No. 4 Duke. Here’s a preview.

—Good story here from Cam Teague of the CJ on Ashleigh Wilkinson, who is the first female student coach in U of L football history.

—The Louisville men’s basketball team held its first full practice of the 2021-22 preseason on Thursday. Louisville Report’s Matt McGavic was in attendance and shared some notes and observations.

-Mack and the rest of the coaching staff weren’t joking when they said they’ve dramatically kicked the pace of play up. Players were always moving at full go no matter what drill they were running, and it was one of the faster basketball practices I’ve ever seen. In fact, one of the first drills they ran was a fast break passing drill, and they were flying down the court.

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