Posted June 17, 2013 on
University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino will be in Omaha, Neb., on Monday to watch the Cardinals’ baseball team in the College World Series. Before leaving on Monday morning, Pitino spoke with Cardinal Authority for a one-on-one interview talking about all things U of L basketball.

Rick Pitino Making Kelly Oubre A Top Priority For The 2014 Class

Kelly Oubre, a 6-foot-6, 190-pound, forward from Sugar Land, TX, had a coming out party last weekend at the NBPA Top 100 Camp in Virginia. Oubre isn’t a name we’ve heard much about in regards to Louisville’s top targets in the 2014 class, but that will soon change. The Texas native told the media over the weekend that Louisville and Kansas are pursuing him the hardest and...

Photo: Rick Pitino Had A Chance To Hang Out With Pitbull In Miami, The Two Held Hands

Rick Pitino is the man — not only did the Louisville head basketball coach, you know, win a national championship this year, but he’s also having an incredible off-season. First, he had his horse race in the Kentucky Derby, then he caught an 80-pound Marlin in the Bahamas, and then Maker’s Mark created a commemorative bottle that features a nice picture of his face. What could...

Rick Pitino Hung Out With Pitbull Last Night

Rick Pitino was a very happy man on Tuesday evening. Pitino and his son Ryan were in Los Angeles on Tuesday night for a Pitbull concert at the Hollywood Bowl. He was even lucky enough to sneak backstage after the show and meet Pitbull in person. If you don’t understand the significance of this, Pitino made it very clear at the 2012 Louisville basketball tip-off luncheon that Pitbull...

Kevin Ware's posts a picture of his leg scar on Instagram

In terms of gruesome sports injury from the year of 2013, Louisville Cardinals Kevin Ware will continue to hold that title after he broke his leg in an Elite Eight game against Duke. Last week, Ware decided to show off an image of the scar from his leg surgery on Instagram and below is that picture: That is one impressive scar.... (Courtesy of College Spun)

Big Man Elbert Robinson Will Take An Official Visit To Louisville

Elbert Robinson, a 6-foot-10, 265-pound, prospect from Garland, TX., is one of the very few big men in the 2014 class that is being actively pursued by Rick Pitino and his staff. Robinson has always been considered to be one of the top ten centers in the 2014 class, but that was mostly based on his massive size and potential. At the NBAPA top 100 camp last week Robinson showed that...

Harrell named to USA Basketball team

University of Louisville sophomore Montrezl Harrell has been selected to compete on the USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Championship team. Harrell made the cut after three days of tryouts at the USA Basketball facility in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Podcast: Why Hasn’t Louisville’s College Hoops Success Translated To The NBA?

If you missed Tuesday’s edition of Inside The Press Box, here is the podcast. Click here to listen from your mobile device. On today’s show we talked about Montrezl Harrell’s big off-season thus-far and the baseball season coming to an end. However, the biggest topic on today’s show was about Louisville basketball players in the NBA. Despite being one of the best programs...

Photo: Louisville’s ‘Core Values’ include ‘No Guns’ and ‘No Drugs’

The Louisville Cardinals have posted a list of five core values for its student-athletes. After the standard "honesty" and "respect" it gets into very specific rules.

College World Series 2013: Louisville vs. Oregon St in Elimination Game

The Louisville Cardinals in the Oregon State Beavers look to avoid elimination today  in a must win game for both in the 2013 College World Series.  Oregon State lost its first-round game against Mississippi State 5-4 when the Bulldogs scored two runs in the go-ahead eighth-inning. Louisville was shut out 2-0  by Indiana in their first round game.Louisville will send Big East...
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