Zach Price
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Zach Price

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cleveland, Ohio

High School:
Jeffersontown

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 250

Position:
C

Experience:
2L


08/07/2013

Men's Basketball Team Earns Big East Academic Honor

Cardinals' 2013 NCAA Championship team was also a leader in the classroom

12/29/2012

No. 4 Louisville beats Kentucky in 'Battle of the Bluegrass'

Russ Smith scored 21 points and Chane Behanan had 20 in the 80-77 win.

12/08/2012

No. 5 Louisville Dominates UMKC, 99-47

Russ Smith scored a career-high 31 points in the win.

11/25/2012

No. 2 Louisville Drops Tight Game to No. 5 Duke

Neither team led by more than five points in the final 10 minutes.

11/14/2012

Cards' Basketball Recruiting Class Among Nation's Best

Five high school, prep or junior college products will join the Cardinals in 2013

04/09/2013

LOUISVILLE MEN'S BASKETBALL v MICHIGAN | NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

Louisville Men's Basketball v Michigan | NCAA Championship Game

04/08/2013

Cardinals Capture National Championship!

Louisville vs. Michigan (AP)

04/06/2013

Year in Photos: 2012-13 Men's Basketball

The Cardinals men's basketball team finished the season as BIG East Champions

03/21/2013

LOUISVILLE MEN'S BASKETBALL v NORTH CAROLINA A&T | NCAA ROUND 2

Louisville Men's Basketball v North Carolina A&T | NCAA Round 2

12/19/2012

LOUISVILLE V FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY BILLY MINARDI CLASSIC

Louisville Men's Basketball v Florida International University | Billy Minardi Classic

Sophomore Year:

  • Gained his first career start against Duke in November (4 pts., 3 reb.), filling in for the injured Gorgui Dieng. He started seven games, averaging 2.1 points and 1.9 rebounds as a starter.
  • Unavailable to play against Syracuse and Villanova while recovering from the flu.
  • His six points at College of Charleston matched a career high and his four rebounds was a season-high.
  • Swatted a career-high two shots against Miami (Ohio).
  • Grabbed eight rebounds and blocked two shots in 11 minutes against Pikeville in the Cardinals' first exhibition game of the season.

Freshman Year:

  • Strong player who has a soft touch inside.
  • Totaled a season-best six points and six rebounds in 15 minutes of action against Fairleigh Dickinson.
  • Scored his first collegiate points with a bucket against UT Martin in the Cards' season opener.
  • Scored 11 points and had four steals in an exhibition victory over the Real Deal Shockers on Aug. 12 on the Cards' 2011 trip to the Bahamas.
  • Wore number 12 as a freshman.

High School:

  • Averaged 11.6 points, 6.9 rebounds and shot 63 percent from the field as a senior in helping Jeffersontown High School post a 25-7 record and reach the regional finals.
  • First team all-state selection as a senior. His family moved to Louisville for his senior season after playing the remainder of his high school career at St. Edward's in Lakewood, Ohio.
  • Ranked No. 56 nationally in the ESPN 100, 67th by Rivals.com, No. 63 by USA Today recruiting analyst Rob Harrington, and 65th by Scout.com.
  • Missed over seven weeks and 13 games his senior year with a deep thigh bruise.
  • Participated in two all-star games, producing six points and 10 rebounds for the White team in the Derby Festival Classic in Louisville's KFC Yum! Center; and scored eight points in the NeXt All-American Classic in Chicago.
  • Member of the 2011 Kentucky All-State team which will face their Indiana counterparts in two games on June 10 and 11.
  • Averaged 9.1 points per game as a junior at St. Edward's, capping off his season with a double-double (11 points, 10 rebounds) in St. Edward's tight 61-57 loss to Mentor in the regional finals of the 2010 Ohio High School Boys Basketball State Championship. The Eagles finished the year 20-5, while Price garnered honorable-mention All-Northeast Lakes District honors.
  • Scored 7.0 points per game over his first eight games as a junior (5-3 record for St. Edward) but then turned things up as the Eagles caught fire, putting up 10.1 per contest during St. Edward's 15-game winning streak. Price scored in double-figures four times and averaged 11.4 points during the first five games of the streak.
  • Averaged 15 points and eight rebounds as a sophomore to earn honorable-mention All-Northeast Lakes District citation. Price's Eagles went 16-7, falling to Warren Harding 61-57 in overtime in the regional semifinals despite 10 rebounds and three blocks from the center.
  • A fifth-team all-state selection by Hoop Scoop as a freshman as the Eagles (22-5) reached the state championship game before dropping a 65-52 decision to Newark.
  • Narrowed his options to Miami (Fla.), Ohio State, Wake Forest and Wisconsin prior to choosing to continue his education at Louisville.

Personal:

  • Born June 7, 1993 ... Son of Valerie and James Price ... Has one older sister (Jamie) ... Major is communication with a minor in Pan African Studies.
  • Personal goal at UofL is to graduate.
  • Enjoys traveling in his spare time.
  • Chose to attend UofL because "it's family."
  • Best basketball advice given to him was to always remain humble and never give up.
  • Few people know that he can speak Spanish.
  • His uncle Victor and stepfather Vince have had the greatest influence on his athletic career.
  • When he played basketball as a kid, he pretended he was Shaquille O'Neal.
  • If you walked into his dorm room, the first thing you would notice is his Muhammad Ali posters.
  • Best thing about being a Cardinal is having a great fan base.
  • What impresses him the most about Coach Pitino: his drive to win and how he helps develop all his players into men.
  • Would most like to meet Jesus Christ.

Favorites:

  • Basketball Player: LeBron James
  • NBA Team: Miami Heat
  • Athlete, Other than a basketball player: Floyd Mayweather
  • Movies: A Low Down Dirty Shame
  • Actor: Denzel Washington
  • Comedian: Mike Epps
  • TV Sports Personality: Dick Vitale
  • Subject: English
  • Web Site: WorldStarHipHop.com
  • Musical Group/Singer: Future, 2 Chainz
  • Foods: crab legs
  • Midnight Snack: honey buns
  • Vacation spot: Turks and Caicos
  • Best Player Ever Faced: LeBron James


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