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Tim Henderson
Tim Henderson


Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Christian Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195




Pitino Reviews 2013-14 Men's Basketball Season

The Cardinals finished the year with a trip to the NCAA Sweet 16.


Men's Basketball Prepares for The American Championship

The Cardinals enter the tournament as the No. 2 seed following a coin flip on Saturday.


No. 11 Louisville Blows Out No. 19 UConn, 81-48

Louisville's defense, meanwhile, frustrated the Huskies (24-7, 12-6) into season-worst 29.4 percent shooting


Men's Basketball Concludes Regular Season Against Connecticut

Fans are encouraged to `Wear Red for the Seniors' to honor Tim Henderson, Luke Hancock, Russ Smith, and Stephan Van Treese.


No. 13 Louisville Routs Rutgers, 102-54

Luke Hancock scored a career-high 25 points to lead Louisville



NCAA Regionals | Practice Day 1


#4 Louisville vs. #5 Saint Louis

USATSI gallery, NCAA men's basketball tournament



Louisville Men's Basketball v Saint Louis | NCAA Round 3



2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament | Day 3 Media



Louisville v Houston | AAC Semifinal

Junior Year:

  • Local walk-on guard who has played in 56 career games.
  • Hit back-to-back 3-pointers within 42 seconds against Wichita State in the national semifinals, helping the Cardinals recover from a 12-point deficit in the second half.
  • Buried a 3-pointer to close the scoring against Duke in the NCAA Midwest Region championship game.
  • Played a season-high 14 minutes against Pittsburgh, connecting on his third 3-pointer of the season and first since he hit a pair against UMKC on Dec. 8.
  • Scored a career-high six points against Missouri Kansas City on a pair of 3-point goals.
  • Snatched two steals in his eight minutes of action against Miami (Ohio).
  • One of three Kentuckians on the Cardinal roster.

Sophomore Year:

  • Local walk-on guard who played in 11 games, scoring in six of those contests.
  • Scored a career-high five points in a career-best 16 minutes of action against Fairleigh Dickinson.
  • Buried a 3-pointer in the Cards' opening game against UT Martin.
  • Scored three points, and matched career highs with two assists and three rebounds against IUPUI in eight minutes of action.

Freshman Year:

  • Saw action in 18 games, scoring in six.
  • Scored four points and had an assist against South Alabama.
  • Made the most of his 10 minutes of action against Chattanooga, scoring four points while adding a rebound and an assist.

High School:

  • Averaged 16.2 points and 8.0 rebounds as a senior at Christian Academy.
  • Named all-region as a junior and as a senior, and was nominated to play in the 2010 McDonald's All-American Game.
  • As a senior, shot 47.9 percent from the floor, 36.8 percent from 3-point land, and 79.3 percent from the line.
  • Collected six double-doubles on the year, among them a 15-rebound effort against Louisville Collegiate on Jan. 5, a game in which he also went 4-for-6 from behind the arc.
  • Scored a season-high 29 points in the 2009-10 opener, the first of 21 consecutive double-figure scoring games for Henderson to begin the campaign.
  • Racked up 23 points against top-ranked Trinity (Louisville) as a senior.
  • Made 28 of his final 32 free throws (87.5%) on the season.
  • Averaged 18.3 points and 7.5 rebounds per game as a junior.
  • Before enrolling at Louisville, received a scholarship offer from Bellarmine University while also garnering interest from Belmont, Colorado, Evansville, Georgetown College, Miami (Ohio), Siena, and Wright State.


  • Born Sept. 15, 1991 ... Son of Jeff and Beth Henderson ... One of four siblings (April, Kelly, Jesse) ... Major is sport administration.
  • His father Jeff was a swimmer at UofL (1976-79), his mother Beth played tennis at UofL, his sister April played basketball at Asbury College, his sister Kelly played tennis at Bellarmine and his brother Jesse played golf at Georgetown (Ky.). His uncle Daniel Dabney played soccer at Milligan.
  • Personal goal at UofL is to get an education and win another national title.
  • Enjoys playing baseball, football and Xbox in his spare time.
  • Chose to attend UofL because "I've been a fan my whole life."
  • Best basketball advice given to him was hard work pays off.
  • Few people know that he sleeps with the television on.
  • Most proud of his family.
  • His entire family has had the greatest influence on his athletic career.
  • Feels Leonardo DiCaprio would be the best actor to play him in a movie.
  • When he played basketball as a kid, he pretended he was Larry Bird.
  • Best thing about being a Cardinal is "the fan support and playing in the KFC Yum! Center."
  • Wanted to wear No. 15 because his birthday is on the 15th of September.
  • Got started playing basketball when his mother gave him a small goal at age 4.
  • The first thing someone would notice in his dorm room is an old school 20-inch television.
  • What impresses him the most about Coach Pitino is his competitiveness and love of the game.
  • Would most like to meet Charles Barkley.


  • Basketball Player: Michael Jordan
  • NBA Team: Miami Heat
  • Athlete, Other than a basketball player: Michael Phelps
  • Movies: Inception, American Gangster, Elf, Hangover
  • TV Shows: Fresh Prince, Office, Spongebob Squarepants, Looney Toons, SportsCenter, Man vs. Wild
  • Actor: Will Ferrell, Denzel Washington
  • Comedian: Kevin Hart
  • TV Sports Personality: Charles Barkley
  • Book: Bible
  • Musical Group/Singer: D-Baum, Lil Wayne
  • Web Site: Yahoo.com
  • Foods: Mexican
  • Midnight Snack: bowl of cereal
  • Vacation spot: Las Vegas
  • Best Player Ever Faced: Rajon Rondo

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