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If you missed Tuesday’s edition of Inside The Press Box, here is the podcast. Click here to listen from your mobile device. On today’s show we talked about Louisville being the overall favorite and what could potentially stop them from cutting down the nets in Atlanta. We also talked about Ashley Judd deciding to jump on the Louisville band wagon and the possibility of other school’s coming after Rick Pitino.
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Dear Ashley Judd,
I’m writing you in response to your tweet Saturday night in which you praised Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals. Maybe all Louisville fans don’t agree with me, but I found it offensive. Although I hope otherwise, I find it hard not to think that your tweet was simply a ploy to gain votes in your upcoming political campaign.
You can say that it’s because...
Rick Pitino’s success in the NCAA tournament is pretty well known. Since his head coaching career began in the 1980’s, Pitino has had a reputation of having his team’s at their best in March, particularly in the round of sixteen. Pitino has a perfect record of 10-0 in the Sweet 16 and 22-point average margin of victory.
1986-87: #6 Providence 103, #2 Alabama 82...
Travis Ford’s season ended last week in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Ford’s Oklahoma State Cowboys had a solid season and earned a five-seed in the Midwest region. Unfortunately for Ford, he ran into what Rick Pitino is calling the most underrated team in the tournament, the Oregon Ducks.
Ford played for Pitino at Kentucky from 1991-94 and has been successful as a...
The Louisville Cardinals have an unexpected supporter for their 2013 NCAA Tournament run in Kentucky fan Ashley Judd.
Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals cruised to easy victories in the second and third rounds of the NCAA Tournament this week, advancing to the Sweet 16. The Cardinals defeated North Carolina A&T by a score of 79-48 in the second round and knocked off Colorado State 82-56 on Saturday in the third round. Here is an awesome highlight mix from the Cards first two tournament...
University of Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino isn't afraid to go to his bench this season. The Cardinals have quality depth and he bench has been a big reason for the success this season. Cardinal Authority takes a look at the bench as the Cardinals prepare to play Oregon on Friday night in Indianapolis.
Sports Illustrated recently interviewed nearly a dozen college basketball broadcasters, writers and network executives to get their opinion on which current college basketball coaches have bright futures in broadcasting.
Louisville’s Rick Pitino was one of the nine head coaches whose name was mentioned the most. Villanova coach Jay Wright, Kentucky coach John Calipari, Notre Dame...
Sixteen teams have punched their ticket to the second weekend of the NCAA tournament. With Louisville being the number one overall seed and the favorite, there wasn’t a whole lot of celebrating being done on Saturday. Rick Pitino’s team handled their business and focus on the overall goal, a national championship.
Getting to the second weekend of the NCAA tournament is something...
Sara Hammond had 21 points and 10 rebounds to help fifth-seeded Louisville beat Purdue 76-63 Tuesday night and advance to its second NCAA tournament regional semifinal in three years.
The Cardinals (26-8) will play either top-seeded Baylor or Florida State on Sunday in Oklahoma City in the program's fourth regional semifinal in the last six years.
The fourth-seeded Boilermakers...
The Louisville basketball team will have an open practice for the fans on Thursday at 2:10 PM at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Rick Pitino and two members of the Louisville team will have a news conference to take questions from the media at 1:30 on Thursday. I’m assuming this well be streamed on ESPN News of ESPNU, but I don’t know for sure.
The Cardinals will take on ...