Found October 17, 2012 on
No Guts, No Glory:
Big East media day is underway in New York. The proceedings are usually rather tame because coaches just sit there and give their take on the upcoming season. But things quickly turned festive when Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim spoke with reporters.Boeheim was asked if he agrees with Louisville coach, Rick Pitino’s assessment that Temple and Memphis can fill the void that the departure of Syracuse and Pittsburgh will leave. And let’s just say that Boeheim doesn’t quite agree with that assessment.Oh, and he thinks Pitino is “full of sh*t.”“Rick’s full of s***t if that’s what he really said,” Boeheim said to a handful of reporters at Big East media day. “If he was in the Big 12 right now like he wanted to be, he’d being saying the Big 12 is the best. That’s the bottom line.”“The only thing I’ll say about what Rick said all summer is that if Louisville could have left they would have left. Everybody knows it and I’m really tired of him saying what Syracuse should be or should have do
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The Big East Media day proved nothing short of interesting and the competitiveness we’ll witness this season. According to Sports.Yahoo.com, Boeheim was asked how he felt hearing the Pitino comment that the Big East adding Memphis and Temple will make up for the departure of Syracuse and Pittsburgh, Boeheim smiled and replied: “Rick’s full of [...]
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Louisville guard Peyton Siva sauntered up to a podium at the front of a room on the ninth floor of the ritzy New York Athletic Club. Before he addressed the Big East men's basketball media day assembly, he unfolded a single blank note card.
"I wrote a very long speech today, as you can see," Siva said, eliciting laughter from the reporters, coaches and fellow players...
Rick Pitino’s infamous thoroughbred, Russdiculous, a horse who Pitino named after Louisville junior guard Russ Smith, is set to make his debut on the race track tomorrow afternoon. Russdiculous is set for the third race on Saturday at Santa Anita Park, in California. The race is scheduled for 5:02, which means it’ll be ran during the Louisville – USF football game.
Although JaQuan Lyle was in Louisville over the weekend, he didn’t get a chance to make it to the Red – White game on Saturday afternoon. Instead, Lyle, a 6-foot-4 combo guard from Evansville was participating in the John Lucas Camp at the Hoops basketball facility in East Louisville.
When asked about where Louisville stands in his recruitment, Lyles had positive things to say...
Louisville, which has three starters back from last season's Final Four, is the unanimous choice for first place in the Big East coaches' poll.
The Cardinals, who won the Big East tournament last season, received 14 first-place votes and Notre Dame got the other, obviously from Louisville coach Rick Pitino.
Syracuse, coming off a school-record 34-3 mark, was second and...