Louisville hoops: An inside look at the new-look Cardinals

Scout.com national basketball recruiting analyst Evan Daniels got a sneak peak at the Louisville basketball team on Wednesday and dropped some tidbits about the new-look Cardinals on his Twitter account.

Louisville’s online roster lists 10 of the 15 players as being 6-feet-5 and taller, which should give interim coach David Padgett a decent mix of players with size to work with.

Of course, one of those players on the roster is talented freshman Brian Bowen, a 6-7 swingman who has been linked to the FBI investigation and suspended indefinitely, according to ESPN sources.

Spalding is a 6-10, 215-pound junior forward from nearby Trinity High School.

He started eight of 34 games a year ago and averaged 5.9 points and 5.5 rebounds and 19.2 minutes per contest. Spalding brings size and experience as a third-year player for the Cardinals and could be a big asset for Padgett this season.

Dwayne Sutton is a 6-5, 200-pound redshirt sophomore forward who transferred to Louisville after his freshman season at UNC-Asheville and had to sit out the 2016-17 campaign.

He was an impact player at UNC-Ashville two years ago, averaging 12.0 points and 7.7 rebounds as a freshman. Obviously Sutton is taking a step up in competition level playing in the ACC, but versatile effort guys can always help a team win games.

Steven Enoch is a 6-10, 250-pound center who transferred from UConn.

He averaged  3.4 points, 2.3 rebounds and 12.1 minutes in 29 games last season, including three starts for the Huskies. Enoch has to sit out this season because of the transfer, but is a player to watch because he will have two years of eligibility remaining beginning with the 2018-19 season.

Daniels sat down with Padgett for his FOX Sports podcast. You can listen to what Padgett said about taking over the job after Rick Pitino was placed on administrative leave and more at the following link:

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