Zach Price
Zach Price


Cleveland, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 250




Men's Basketball Team Earns Big East Academic Honor

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


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.


No. 5 Louisville Dominates UMKC, 99-47

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


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

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


Cards' Basketball Recruiting Class Among Nation's Best

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



Louisville Men's Basketball v Michigan | NCAA Championship Game


Cardinals Capture National Championship!

Louisville vs. Michigan (AP)


Year in Photos: 2012-13 Men's Basketball

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



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



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, No. 63 by USA Today recruiting analyst Rob Harrington, and 65th by
  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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:
  • Musical Group/Singer: Future, 2 Chainz
  • Foods: crab legs
  • Midnight Snack: honey buns
  • Vacation spot: Turks and Caicos
  • Best Player Ever Faced: LeBron James

Career Statistics

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