Found July 08, 2013 on The Cardinal Connect:
If you’re one of the thousands of people who were fortunate enough to get your hands on a commemorative Rick Pitino Makers Mark Bottle, but wasn’t able to get a ticket to the bottling signing event in early June, you’ll soon have another chance. Louisville SID Kenny Klein announced on Sunday night that Pitino would have another bottle signing event on July 14 at 4 p.m. The signing will take place at Molly Malone’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, located at 3900 Shelbyville Road in Louisville. Tickets may be picked up in advance at no charge with the purchase of food or drink during this week at the Molly Malone’s location at 3900 Shelbyville Road, beginning after 5 p.m. on Monday, July 8. Each of the 400 tickets will allow the bearer to have one bottle signed on Sunday and only the 2013 commemorative bottles will be signed. I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you, but these tickets will not last long. Makers Mark produced 12,600 of the commemorative Rick Pitino bottles. There were only 700...

Pitino Looking To Add Post Players; Angel Delgado Is A Name To Remember

It goes without saying that the one final piece for Louisville’s 2014 recruiting class is a front-court player. Rick Pitino even said as much on Tuesday afternoon at his press conference. The current trio of commitments from Quentin Snider, Shaqquan Aaron and JaQuan Lyle already has Louisville’s 2014 class ranked No. 2 in the country. The addition of a top notch big man could...

Louisville Will Sell Pieces of Final Four Court, Some Signed by Rick Pitino, to Benefit Pediatric Cancer Research

Pieces of the 2013 Final Four court on which the Louisville Cardinals defeated the University of Michigan will be available to purchase–and for a good cause. In 2012, NCCA corporate partner Northwestern Mutual bought the New Orleans Final Four court and donated it to the University of Kentucky. The school went on to sell 300 pieces of the floor in an online auction to benefit pediatric...

Pitino bottles signed; Final Four chairs

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino will be signing 400 more of the commemorative Maker’s Mark Bottles and fans have a chance to purchase a chair used at the Final Four – signed. Check out all the details here.

Cliff Alexander Will Take An Official Visit To Louisville

Rick Pitino and the Louisville basketball program is expected to receive an official visit from one of the top centers in the 2014 class. Cliff Alexander, a 6-foot-9, 230-pound, prospect from Chicago, IL., tells Steve Jones of the Courier-Journal that he plans to take an official visit to Louisville within the next few months. Alexander recently trimmed his list to ten schools with...

The Centerpiece Of The 2013 Final Four Court Will Hang In The Yum! Center

Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino and Dan Rivers of Northwestern Mutual conducted a press conference earlier this afternoon to discuss the plan for selling pieces of the 2013 Final Four court to raise money for pediatric cancer. “Immediately after the championship game, I approached the athletic department at the University of Louisville about doing something exciting...

Pitino gives state of the U of L program

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino gave a quick update on some details with his current team on Tuesday during the press conference to announce the news that pieces of the Final Four court will be available to U of L fans. Cardinal Authority was in attendance and has a quick recap.

Podcast: Breaking Down The All Time Rick Pitino Louisville Team

If you missed Tuesday’s edition of Inside The Press Box, here is the podcast. Click here to listen from your mobile device. We had a fun show on Tuesday as we recapped Pitino’s comments about the team and the details about the pieces of the Final Four court that will be sold. The biggest topic on today’s show was breaking down the “All Time Rick Pitino Louisville Team....

The All Time Rick Pitino Louisville Team

It’s no secret that the events that have comprised the last 12 months may have accounted for the the best of Rick Pitino’s 60-year existence on Earth. Since the calendar turned to 2013 he’s taken his Louisville Cardinals to their second Final Four in as many years, closed the deal with a National Championship, owned a horse in the Kentucky Derby, gained induction to both #teamtatted...

Pitino: Ware could back by October

Injured Louisville guard Kevin Ware could be back on the court by October. Cardinals coach Rick Pitino said Tuesday that he's encouraged by Ware's rehabilitation, which recently has included riding a stationary bicycle. Ware broke his right leg in a gruesome incident during Louisville's regional final victory over Duke and his injury became a rallying point in the Cardinals...

Full court press against pediatric cancer

Another joyous occasion for the University of Louisville basketball program but there was Rick Pitino wiping moisture from his eyes again publicly for the second time for the second time in four months. The last time, of course, was when Kevin Ware splintered a bone in the NCAA tournament. The coach was having a difficult time as Dr. Thomas Kmetz, of Kosair Children’s Hospital...

Rick Pitino Says Injured Louisville Guard Kevin Ware Could Return by October

If you thought Kevin Ware couldn’t possibly return in time for the start of next season, think again. The injured Louisville guard, who gruesomely broke his leg during his team’s NCAA regional final victory on March 31, could return to the court as early as October, coach Rick Pitino said Tuesday. “He’s just riding the bike and you can almost see from the X-rays the bone...

Final Four court pieces to be available

The court from the Georgia Dome where the University of Louisville won the national title in April is coming to the KFC Yum Center. Well, part of it and the rest will be sold to fans, including 1,000 pieces autographed by Rick Pitino.

Rick Pitino Says Kevin Ware Could Be Playing By October

 Injured Louisville guard Kevin Ware could be back on the court by October according to a report by Cardinals’ head coach Rick Pitino said on Tuesday that he was encouraged by Ware’s rehabilitation program, and is pleased with the prognosis. Ware recently has started riding a stationary bicycle. “He’s just riding the bike and you can almost see from the X...

Louisville Will Auction Off Pieces Of The 2013 Final Four Court

Northwestern Mutual, a financial company based out of Milwaukee Wisconsin, has purchased the court that was used in the Georgia Dome for the 2013 NCAA men’s Final Four. They have donated the court to the University of Louisville. The court will be turned into multiple souvenir pieces for fans to purchase. All proceeds from the court will go towards the fight against pediatric cancer...
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