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In a recent interview with Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports, Rick Pitino continued to express with confidence that Louisville junior center Gorgui Dieng will enter the draft and not return for his senior season. “If he is projected as a first-rounder, he is leaving,” Pitino tells Goodman. “And I’m almost sure he’ll be taken in the first round.” Pitino also told Goodman that...

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As I’m most of you have already heard by now, Rick Pitino won his 300th career game as the head coach of Louisville on Monday night. His son, Richard, who is now the head coach at Florida International, got a pretty sensational congratulatory gift for his old man. Above is an autographed picture of rapper Pitbull. Richard posted this photo on his Twitter account last night saying...

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Podcast: Cincy Recap & Is Gorgui Dieng Ready To Leave Early

If you missed Tuesday’s edition of Inside The Press Box, here is the podcast. Most of the show was spent recapping Louisville’s win over Cincinnati and Rick Pitino’s post game comments about Peyton Siva and Gorgui Dieng. Click here to listen from your mobile device. The post Podcast: Cincy Recap & Is Gorgui Dieng Ready To Leave Early appeared first on The Cardinal Connect.

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