Posted January 25, 2013 on
University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino isn’t hitting the panic button after Cardinals have lost back-to-back games. Pitino told the media on Friday heading into Saturday’s game against Georgetown the Cardinals will make some “subtle changes” to the lineup and noted that more than anything his team has to “dramatically” improve on the defensive end.

Rick Pitino Says There Is No Great Team In College Basketball Right Now

There is more parody in college basketball this year than there has been in quite some time. A disappointing loss to Villanova may have had some fans second guessing Louisville’s chances at a national title, but there isn’t a team in the country that hasn’t had a loss like that. There is no clear front-runner to cut down the nets in Atlanta in April. Coach Pitino remained positive...

Who Should Lead Louisville In Field Goal Attempts Per Game?

In this afternoon’s press conference Rick Pitino mentioned multiple times how important shot selection would be to his team’s success. In yesterday’s post, I mentioned shot selection being a minor concern for this team. To reiterate what I said yesterday, I don’t think anyone on this team is downright selfish. Russ Smith is averaging 15 field goal attempts per game. I think...

Louisville’s defensive shortcomings expose lack of offense

Up one week, down the next, incredible highs, insufferable low points in the world of athletics. The slide from No. 1 continues unabated for the University of Louisville basketball team, descending in agonizingly slow motion. Three losses in a row, transitioning from what Bobby Knight called a team with few weaknesses to a team now struggling to make a shot and unable to contain...

Terry Rozier Scores 68 Points At Last Night’s Louisville HS HoopFest

Yesterday was arguably the worst performance of the season for Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals as they dropped their third game in a row to Georgetown 53-51. While the current Cardinals were a disappointment yesterday, that certainly wasn’t the case for future Louisville guards Terry Rozier and Anton Gill. Rozier and Gill of Hargrave Military Academy participated in last...

Louisville-Georgetown Preview

Basketball fans in Louisville have had the wind knocked out of them with the Cardinals being punched in the gut this week. The fifth-ranked Cardinals have lost back-to-back games since entering last weekend as the nation's top-ranked team. Louisville travels to Georgetown on Saturday looking to bounce back from its latest setback and avoid dropping three in a row for the first...

A Few Minor Concerns For Louisville Hoops

The more time that passes, the less irritated I am about Louisville’s performance on Tuesday evening against Villanova. I’d be lying if I said seeing Duke get blasted by Miami last night didn’t help. As I mentioned earlier this week, Tuesday’s loss shouldn’t warrant anyone to push the panic button, but it is a slight reason for concern. Nineteen games into the season, we’re...

Cards offer '14 RB

The Louisville Cardinals are the latest to offer a scholarship to junior standout running back Johnathan Vickers from Tallahassee, Fla./North Florida Christian.

Charlie Strong Making A Late Push With Two New Orleans Prospects

With just four or possibly five scholarships left in Louisville’s 2013 recruiting class, Charlie Strong spent some time in New Orleans, LA., today visiting with two under the radar prospects. A couple of weeks ago I mentioned Corey Smith, a 6-foot-7 245-pound defensive end that had picked up an offer from Louisville. Smith’s teammate, Lyn Clark, a 6-foot 200-pound linebacker...

Charlie Strong Nets a Huge Raise

In return for Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals dismantling the Florida Gators 33-23 in the 2013 All-State Sugar Bowl, the university is rewarding the head coach handsomely. The school agreed to a long-term contract with Strong that makes him one of the highest paid D1 football coaches in the nation. While there has been a whirlwind of coaches being fired as of late, Strong...
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