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Louisville Card Game:
Sixty five minutes of frustration, underscoring the incredible luck of the Irish, extending through five overtimes, with Notre Dame finally prevailing 104-101 in five overtimes.
ESPN was quick to designate the game as a classic but University of Louisville basketball fans won’t want to be reminded of the ordeal. If they don’t blank it out of their memory banks altogether, there will be some lasting impressions:
The contrast between the huddles on the sidelines, one coach, Mike Brey, smiling, chuckling, seemingly not even bothering to draw up plays during timeouts or between overtimes. The other, Rick Pitino, angry, frustrated, constantly in the ear of one of his players, wondering what he’s going to do next, but still plotting strategy.
Russ Smith having an off night in almost every phase of the game, apparently ignoring everything the coach tells him, wanting to be the one with ball with the game on the line, oblivious to other teammates, distinguishing himself as pr...
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MIAMI (AP) -- The last time Florida International finished with a winning record, Richard Pitino was in high school.
He's now the Panthers' first-year coach. And already, the son of famed Louisville coach Rick Pitino has FIU showing signs of a turnaround.
Winners of nine of their last 12, the Panthers take a 13-10 record into a Sun Belt game at North Texas on Saturday night...
Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports reports that sources have informed him that UMKC head coach Matt Brown is expected to be let go at the end of the season and Louisville assistant Kareem Richardson could be “in the mix.”
Richardson is in his first year as an assistant at Louisville. He was the top assistant at UMKC during the 2007-08 season. After one year at UMKC, Richardson went on...
(Eds: Updates.) By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer Richard Pitino second-guesses himself after every game. He anguishes over the mistakes he makes on the Florida International sideline, then reviews them repeatedly in an effort to get better.
Fortunately for the Panthers, their first-year coach seems to be making plenty of right decisions.
For the first time in 13 seasons, FIU might...
Rick Pitino lost, so, um, yay
As I wrote this, the people I follow online (well, on Twitter anyway, and feel free to join me there at #dmtshooter) were going batspit for the 5-overtime Notre Dame vs. Louisville battle, to the point where I tuned in. And, well, I get it: the players give maximum effort and the crowds mark out for it like nobody's business. Since the refs put...
Since the folks over at ESPN launched its weekly “College Gameday” broadcast back in 2005, Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals have played in six College Gameday matchups. They’re 4-2 all time and have won their last two.
Feb. 26, 2005 – #11 Louisville at Memphis: Win, 53-44
Jan. 21, 2006 – #3 UConn at #17 Louisville: Loss, 58-51
Feb. 18, 2006 - Louisville at Syracuse...
Louisville and Notre Dame have had a knack for playing tight games in recent years, and Rick Pitino expects no different this time around.
The No. 11 Cardinals seek their first victory in South Bend in four tries as they visit the 25th-ranked Fighting Irish on Saturday night.
Louisville's 64-50 victory over Notre Dame in the semifinals of last season's Big East tournament...
Less than 24-hours after falling to Notre Dame in a Big East record five overtimes, Rick Pitino traveled to Miami, FL., for the Lakers and Heat game at American Airlines Arena. Dave McMenamin, the Lakers beat writer for ESPNLA.com, reported that Pitino was in the Lakers locker room following the game.
Former Louisville forward Earl Clark is in his first season with the Lakers. He...