Posted April 30, 2012 on AP on Fox
Kareem Richardson is one of three new additions to Louisville coach Rick Pitino's staff after Pitino's son, Richard, left to take over Florida International and took two Cardinals' staffers with him. Richardson spent last season at Xavier after working three years at Drake. Andre McGee will become Louisville's director of basketball operations replacing Mark Lieberman and Doug Davenport is the Cardinals new director of video operations replacing Matt Morris. Louisville is coming off its first Final Four appearance since 2005 and is expected to be highly ranked after losing just three players from last season's squad.

Luke Hancock Will Have Surgery

During yesterday’s press conference, Rick Pitino shared some pretty unfortunate news. After separating his shoulder in a pick-up game last week, Louisville junior Luke Hancock will have to have surgery. Coach Pitino said they decided to go through with the surgery just for precautionary reasons. Although Luke’s shoulder is back in place, without the surgery, there is a chance...

Louisville Recruit Jahlil Okafor’s Powerful Slam Breaks The Rim At AAU Event

Jahlil Okafor, a 6-9 center out of Chicago’s Whitney Young High School had a pretty solid weekend. When Okafor wasn’t dunking on opponents and showing off his solid footwork for the Mac Irvin Fire, he was breaking rims at the Nike EYBL event in Hampton, VA. Against the Georgia Stars on Sunday evening, Okafor received a pass on the break when he went for a two handed slam and...

Richardson Headed to Louisville

Assistant coach Kareem Richardson is leaving Xavier after only one year, as he was announced as a new assistant on Rick Pitino's staff in Louisville on Monday.

Andre McGee moves up

Andre McGee’s career just took another step forward, being named director of basketball operations at the University of Louisville.“Rick Pitino is a tough coach, and demanded that we play defense,” McGee once told Card Game. “I didn’t have a choice. If I wanted to play basketball, playing tough defense was my guarantee of playing time.“It was very personal for me. I just...

JUCO Forward Attracting Interest From Louisville

Jameel McKay, a 6-8 205 lb. small forward out of Indian Hills Community College (IA) is attracting some interest from Louisville head coach Rick Pitino. McKay will play next season at Indian Hills, based in Ottumwa, Iowa, before moving onto to play two seasons at a Division I school beginning in the fall of 2013. The 6-foot-8, 190-pound forward, a Milwaukee native, averaged 14.6...

Big East Spring Capsules: Louisville and Pitt

Yesterday, we started our post-spring Big East capsules by taking a look at Cincinnati and UConn. Today we look at Louisville and Pitt as we continue to make our way through the eight (2012) conference teams at the end of their spring schedules. Louisville Cardinals Head Coach: Charlie Strong (third year, 14-12 overall) Many pundits see Louisville as the 2012 Big East champion...
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