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Daniel Hamilton, a 6-foot-7, 175-pound forward from Bellflower, CA., will take an unofficial visit to Louisville next weekend for the Cards game against Kentucky.
Rick Pitino and his staff expect to host a number of high level prospects next weekend, but Hamilton is the first to confirm the visit.
Hamilton is rated as a 4-star prospect by Scout.com and is considered to be one of the top small forwards in the 2014 class. He has scholarship offers from Kansas, Baylor, Louisville, Kansas, USC, UCLA, UTEP, Washington and San Diego State.
He is the younger brother of former Texas forward Jordan Hamilton who is now in the NBA. His other brother, Isaac is a member of the 2013 class and is committed to UTEP. Louisville assistant coach Wyking Jones has been targeting Hamilton since the summer.
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University of Louisville guard Russ Smith is one of the most exciting college basketball players in the country. His reckless, yet often effective, playing style has driven Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino and fans alike crazy at times. However, the player who Pitino nicknamed "Russdiculous" for his absurd style style of play, is becoming a leading candidate for All-American...
Over the last week or two there has been a lot of talk both locally and nationally about Russ Smith. Sitting around doctors offices and on news stands across the country Smith has a featured article in this weeks Sports Illustrated. Some are calling Russ a potential All-American, maybe a Player Of The Year candidate and has even been listed as a potential NBA first round draft...
Count Rick Pitino among basketball coaches supporting gun control.
The Louisville coach was asked Friday about his reaction to Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim's comments on Monday assailing the nation's gun culture following last week's school shooting massacre in Newtown, Conn. Pitino agreed with Boeheim, and said he couldn't understand why people wouldn't support...
Peyton Siva's career highs of five 3-pointers and 12 assists helped No. 5 Louisville roll past Florida International 79-55 on Wednesday night.
It was the first meeting between Cardinals coach Rick Pitino and Richard Pitino, his son and Panthers counterpart. The younger Pitino, 30, served two stints as a Louisville assistant before taking over for Isiah Thomas at FIU this season...
Asked what it was like to coach against each other Wednesday night, the answers from Florida International's Richard Pitino and Louisville's Rick Pitino were so similar it was as if they rehearsed them over dinner.
''Yes we did,'' Richard joked about the mimicry after FIU's 79-55 loss to No. 5 Louisville. ''We talked about how we were going to...
Louisville head coach Rick Pitino chimed in on his thoughts about the NRA, gun control, politics, and the Connecticut school shooting during a recent press conference.His thoughts came in response to remarks made by Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim earlier this week. Boeheim's comments came immediately following his 900th career victory.Via Courier Journal.
Rick Pitino will speak to the media at noon to preview Louisville’s opponent on Saturday, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. You can stream the press conference live courtesy of the Courier-Journal. Click here or stream from your mobile device.
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Rick Pitino wasn’t very pleased with his team’s performance at the end of the first half, but a more energetic and fast paced second half led to a huge 79-55 win over Florida International. The Cards got a very balanced attack as Rick Pitino defeated his son Richard in their first ever meeting.
Peyton Siva had one of his better offensive performances of the season finishing with...
Brett Vito of the Denton Chronicle is reporting that Louisville senior defensive back Zed Evans will transfer to North Texas to finish his collegiate career.
Evans is a redshirt junior and has already graduated. He will travel and play with Louisville and is available to play in the Sugar Bowl if needed. Evans will enroll at North Texas for the 2013 spring semester and will participate...
Father beat son on Wednesday night at the KFC Yum! Center. Rick Pitino lead his University of Louisville men's basketball team to a 79-55 romp over Florida International and his son, Richard.
A handful of Louisville fans rallied together to raise money for a billboard here in the Louisville metro area. This billboard was put up along interstate-65 earlier this week.
Fans obviously want Charlie to know how much they appreciate his loyalty. This should also serve as a reminder that everyone needs to make it a priority to be in attendance for the Card March.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Russ Smith scored 20 points and fifth-ranked Louisville beat Western Kentucky 78-55 Saturday night for its sixth straight win.
Louisville improved to 11-1 on the season with a 78-55 victory over Western Kentucky.
Russ Smith led the team in scoring with 20 points. In the first half he was benched for not playing “team” basketball. Pitino was heard on the bench saying “So you’re not (bad word) scoring? So what?” and “You are playing no (bad word) defense.” But Russ came back in the second...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Peyton Siva's career highs of five 3-pointers and 12 assists helped No. 5 Louisville roll past Florida International 79-55 on Wednesday night.
It was the first meeting between Cardinals coach Rick Pitino and Richard Pitino, his son and Panthers counterpart. The younger Pitino, 30, served two stints as a Louisville assistant before taking over for Isiah...
Mario Benavides' impressive career at the starting center for the University of Louisville has one more game left. The senior recently visited with Cardinal Authority and discussed his time at U of L, being a Rimington Trophy finalist, the Sugar Bowl and more.