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Louisville gets in on the Harlem Shake craze

The “Harlem Shake” dance craze has hit the nation. Practically every sports team, flash mob crew and group of people with access to a camera is doing it. Earlier today on Twitter, Patrick Towles said the UK football team is planning on doing it. (The surefire sign that a trend has reached the end of its lifespan? The Today Show crew does it.)

Just when you thought you couldn’t laugh at any more videos, here comes the Louisville Cardinals basketball team with their rendition. Enjoy Russ Smith being russdiculous by “interrupting” Rick Pitino’s postgame locker room chat.

“What are you doing? What the hell are you doing??”

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46 Comments for Louisville gets in on the Harlem Shake craze



  1. ltylerj
    4:04 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    I’m with Rick, what in the hell are they doing?



  2. Derek
    4:05 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    As much as I dislike Louisville, I laughed.



  3. Cat Fan in Georgia
    4:05 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    Thought this was a UK fan site?



  4. The Bandersnatch
    4:08 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    The worst one yet.

    I only wish Michael Scott was here to lead one. America misses his leadership.



  5. Coach Cal Here
    4:08 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    Stupidest thing I’ve ever seen b4



  6. Coach Cal Here
    4:08 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    And I hope our players don’t do this



  7. Roland
    4:10 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    This kinda stuff is funny and fun to watch.
    It does paint a “lemmings” tag on people who actually do it.



  8. Biglaw Dawgin'
    4:11 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    Actually pretty funny that ole Ricky got in on that. Otherwise would’ve just been another mediocre HS.



  9. Roland
    4:16 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    Not into labeling things, but that vid screams “an alternative life style”



  10. Bob Loblaw
    4:17 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    I’m disappointed that Rick and the priest don’t get in on it. One of them should have worn the horse head, at the very least.



  11. I Say
    4:17 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    I could give 2 Shi#$ and [email protected]*k what louisvilles basketball team is doing.



  12. Elton John
    4:18 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    Now, that’s gay!

    Oh, and, Rick’s acting is BAD, only comparable to his stint in the witness chair for the Sypher trial.



  13. lightin up
    4:18 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    These are pretty funny.. Even if it is UofL.. And hell yeah i hope are team does one!



  14. lightin up
    4:19 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    our**



  15. Lena
    4:19 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    I saw a three goggle at the :30 mark. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery Cards.



  16. El Pollo Loco
    4:19 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    At least he starts it with something resembling the real Harlem Shake.



  17. ChicagoCat
    4:20 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    All-in-all it’s a weak effort. I’ll give them the benefit of the doubt that the locker room is too small to make it better than that, cool that Slick Rick got in on it, but there is a serious lack of creativity here.



  18. Ricky Martin
    4:21 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    Russ looks a little light in his loafers.



  19. GOCARDS
    4:21 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    CARDS TAKING OVER A UK FAN SITE!



  20. Johnny
    4:22 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    Not a Louisville fan but this s good-Rick plays the setup well but I wish he would’ve broken it down when the beat dropped! Good work cards-hurts to say!



  21. BA
    4:23 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    Pitino went missing. Karen must have showed up.



  22. ukbradstith
    4:24 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    College kids having fun. Nothing wrong with it. They did it right after the game and Pitino did do a little Pitbull shake from what I heard on the radio.



  23. funny?
    4:26 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    is it just me or would it be super funny if when the music kicked in, Nerlens dancing in a wheelchair while Coach Cal spun him around and getting down himself LOL



  24. justssaying
    4:36 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    Rick’s little shake was an amazing 15 seconds



  25. Sam
    4:47 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    Did you see that monster dark skinned player in the middle? I guess that is Dieng. He’s a giant compared to the other players.



  26. Cal
    5:08 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    What was that I said about men having to love men in this sport? Cards got that down. Point blank. Period.



  27. ksr fan
    5:14 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    They needed some kind of props. Not bad though. I’m not sure why I enjoy these Harlem Shake videos so much.



  28. henry earl
    5:19 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    I like this one because some of them were doing the actual harlem shake.



  29. Russ at the buzzer
    5:24 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    Is it just me or does Pitino say that to Russ alot?



  30. CRP
    5:40 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    “You kids sit down and shut up or I will have you aborted!”



  31. Ben M
    6:10 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    Rick was not featured in the 2nd half of the video because his harlem shake can’t make it 30 seconds.



  32. John Ellis
    6:19 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    Russ – you’re no Tubby Smith.



  33. blueaville
    7:31 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    #30 no class. you don’t know the personal issues some here may be dealing with. that remark was way over the line and uncalled for. just sad



  34. kevin l
    7:35 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    Just like everything else in RPs life… this is staged. Loved RPs acting.



  35. Scott
    7:41 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    Not gonna lie, This was very well done and still funny.



  36. old school
    8:01 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    How gay….



  37. UKBlue
    9:11 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    Kid needs to be spending his time learning foreign languages for when he ends up playing in Europe. UL Basketball: we’ll make your European basketball dreams come true.



  38. JoePaterno
    9:26 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    I am going to pretend I don’t notice a priest in a room full of naked and showering young men.



  39. blueaville
    9:32 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    #36 no class, you don’t know the personal, sexual, issues some of these kids may be dealing with. that remark was way over the line and uncalled for. just sad.



  40. FatBlueKid
    9:57 pm February 15, 2013 Permalink

    I am so damn tired of seeing City Skoo threads on here. THe last thing I care about and hate more than anything on this planet is City Skoo. I mean seriously!! Can we please talk about UK Athletics. Thank you!



  41. Catlogic15
    12:13 am February 16, 2013 Permalink

    This was stupid but worth it ONLY because it led me to the Sports Illustrated 2013 swimsuit issue teaser.

    My goodness.



  42. Drudgedrugetrudge
    1:05 am February 16, 2013 Permalink

    That’s the face I make when I’m taking a sh*t. And coincidentally, also when I’m watching Russ Smith do this dance.



  43. retired jimmy
    2:05 am February 16, 2013 Permalink

    A caller on Matt’s shoe today went into an angry tirade following a call from “kevin slapnuts” about uofl. He said their team “sucks” and made referance to a pre-season rating of number one. Yes their team has underachieved but as I recall we were ranked preseason number 3. I wish Matt would screenhis callers a little more. That guys makes us all sound like a bunch of morons.



  44. blueaville
    2:34 am February 16, 2013 Permalink

    I am so gay



  45. Beavis
    8:14 am February 16, 2013 Permalink

    You want to see Rick break it down ? Get the film of him and Karen. Well,,, you could see him break down in about 15 seconds.



  46. Kathryn
    12:05 pm February 17, 2013 Permalink

    I really like the harlem shake by the Louisville basketball team. I laugh because everyone is having a great time! You are only young once. I did not see any harlem shake done by the cats! Take a look at the gators harlem shake. I think cats played there when the harlem shake was done. Funny! Kansas harlem shake is also funny. The Georgia swim team is by far the best.