Found March 19, 2013 on
And here we thought ESPN would get through Monday without firing an intern after a busy championship week. Wrong. Some asshole thought it would be funny to pull this Iowa logo stunt on Andy Katz. The big problem is that Iowa isn’t even in the tourney. That spot would belong to Iowa State.
It gets better.
Who coaches Louisville? Rick Pitino, right? Nope, Bruce Weber. Do we really want to pick on ESPN?
Good work, interns. Enjoy trying to tell your parents how you lost the ESPN gig because you didn’t know who coached Louisville. Dad’s going to be so pissed.
Use this stat at work around the water cooler.
In NBA news, MJ about to carve some prime rib.
That would be an iPad. You get the idea.
In hockey news, the devil is a Stars fan. There’s nothing like a guy wearing the sign of the devil to a nice family NHL game. Marriage material.
Finally, Tiger wants privacy. Good luck with that.
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There are several numbers you can point to if you want to make the argument it'll be Rick Pitino's Louisville team that cuts down the nets in Atlanta on April 8.
Point to the fact that the Cardinals' pressure-filled defense is second in the nation in steals per game and turnover margin, behind only Virginia Commonwealth. Mention that they're second in the nation...
HE KNOWS NOTHING
Rick Pitino is aware that many analysts are picking his squad to win the national title, but he's hoping one analyst did not pick his team.
Less than 24-hours after winning the 2013 Big East tournament title, Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals were rewarded by earning the top overall seed in this year’s NCAA tournament. Louisville has won ten consecutive games and is without a doubt the hottest team in the country. Here are some of Pitino’s comments via a press release from the university.
“We are ecstatic...
Louisville head coach Rick Pitino calls out ESPN analyst Digger Phelps' basketball knowledge, stating "that man knows nothing."
After Rick Pitino called out Digger Phelps for picking Louisville to go down in the Sweet 16, fans took to Twitter to hilariously hate on the ESPN analyst.
Here is a brief video with some of Rick Pitino’s comments on Louisville being the number one overall seed and the potential match-ups in the Midwest region. Video courtesy of @TerryMeiners
The Rick Pitino coaching tree just sprouted another new branch.
Kareem Richardson, who joined the University of Louisville basketball staff a year ago, has been named head coach at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. That brings to 19 the number of assistants who have had their own programs.
The Pitino lineage:
Bob Brown – Southern Maine (1987–90), Boston...
Louisville is the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA tournament, and the Big East champion will stay in its home state for the first two games in the Midwest Region.
Coach Rick Pitino's Cardinals (29-5) will potentially face a 20-loss team and then possibly have a rematch of an early-season game they easily won.
MEAC tournament winner North Carolina A&T (19-16) and Big South...
For the second time in five years, the Louisville Cardinal Basketball program has been given the number one overall seed in the NCAA tournament.
Rick Pitino’s team will be the number one seed in the Midwest region. They’ll take on the winner of Liberty and North Carolina State who are both 16 seeds and will play in one of the play-in games.
Louisville claming the number one overall...
The dates and times were for the first and second round games of the NCAA tournament were released shortly after 10:30 PM on Sunday evening.
Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals will play their first NCAA tournament game on Thursday evening at 6:50 PM in Lexington, KY at Rupp Arena. The game will be broadcast on TBS.
Ian Eagle will call the action while Jim Spanarkel and Allie...
ATLANTA -- The selection committee did not do the Louisville Cardinals, the NCAA tournament's No. 1 overall seed, any favors in the Midwest region.
If Louisville coach Rick Pitino is to capture his second national title, he will have to guide his team through one of the most dangerous regionals: the other top seeds in the Midwest, Nos. 1 through 6, are Duke, Michigan State,...
Go ahead. Fill out that bracket. I just did, and I couldn't feel better about it. I'm taking all your money, fools.
I feel utterly confident in my upset picks (like 13th-seeded South Dakota State over No. 4 Michigan, or 11th-seed Bucknell making it all the way to the Sweet 16, or ninth-seeded Wichita State being the first team to dump a No. 1 seed). If my upset picks don...
TEAM TO BEAT: Louisville. The won a wicked Big East tournament and get a very favorable venue list to get to the Final Four. I buy into the notion that guard play is paramount in the NCAA tournament and the Cardinals have that in spades. TEAM THAT WILL WIN THE REGION: Louisville. I think it is laid out pretty well for Rick Pitino's bunch. Short trips to Lexington and Indianapolis...
March Madness previews: East Region South Region West Region
Lets see: Rick Pitino, Tom Izzo, Coach K, Marcus Smart, Doug McDermott, and oh, yeah a 7-foot-5 dude from Canada. When you break down the Midwest region, geez, whats not to love?Like name-dropping? The coaches of the top three seeds in the region, Louisville, Duke and Michigan State, have combined for 23 Final Fours...
Of the 26 active NCAA Division I coaches with Final Four experience, 20 of them are bringing teams to this season’s Big Dance.
That’s nearly a third of the 64 teams that will be alive starting tomorrow, and it’s something to keep in mind when making your final bracket selections.
Coaches like Pitino, Krzyzewski and Izzo make the Midwest bracket very top-heavy.