Found February 13, 2013 on Louisville Card Game:
Took a few days for Rick Pitino to get fight through the pain of blowing six opportunities to put Notre Dame away. The goal now is for the University of Louisville to sweep the last seven basketball games. Video: Jody Demling.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Rick Pitino’s Recruiting Trip Didn’t Exactly Go As Planned

Rick Pitino was set to travel to Evansville, IN., tonight to see Jaquan Lyle, a 6-foot-5 190-pound combo guard from Bosse High School. Lyle has been one of Louisville’s top targets in the 2014 class for over a year. He has taken multiple unofficial visits to Louisville and has the Cards in his most recently updated list along with Illinois, Indiana, Texas, Georgetown, NC State...

Rick Pitino Cancels Wednesday Afternoon Press Conference

The Louisville basketball office informed media members yesterday evening that Rick Pitino would not be made available to take questions on Wednesday afternoon. Pitino was initially scheduled to have a press conference today, but it has been cancelled.  Instead, Pitino will speak to the media for a few minutes prior to his radio show tonight at Buffalo Wild Wings. This means that...

Coach Pitino Expects The Cards To Have A Strong Finish To The Regular Season

Despite losing four of their last seven games, Rick Pitino remains optimistic about the remainder of the regular season. During his radio show last night Pitino said his team has learned from their previous mistakes and he expects to win the rest of their games this season. “We don’t worry about the past, we learn from the past,” says Pitino. “Our goal is to win the next...

Pitino Encouraging Three Players To Test The NBA Waters

On his radio show Wednesday night at Buffalo Wild Wings, Rick Pitino made a statement that seems to have caught a lot of people by surprise. Pitino said that after the season he will encourage juniors Russ Smith and Gorgui Dieng along with sophomore Chane Behanan to test the NBA waters. Pitino says he insists that all three players enter their name in the NBA draft to be evaluated...

Pitino selected as a Hall of Fame finalist

Last year Rick Pitino was selected as a finalist to get the nod into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame and was turned away by the committee.  This year he has been selected as a finalist again and hopes to get in on round 2. Pitino was the first coach in the NCAA to take 3 different teams to the Final Four (Providence, Kentucky, Louisville).  When you look at Pitino’s stats...

Pitino looking for smarter play, seven wins

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino met with the media on Wednesday night prior to his radio show at Buffalo Wild Wings. Pitino was previewing Thursday’s game against St. John’s but – obviously – answered more question’s about last Saturday’s historic five-overtime loss at Notre Dame. Cardinal Authority was there with this story and video:

In State Guard Receiving Interest From Louisville

Louisville’s 2013 recruiting class was thought to be complete after signing four players in September, but that hasn’t stopped Rick Pitino from continuing to evaluate the available talent in the class. Dominique Hawkins, a 6-foot point guard from Madison Central High School in Richmond, KY, is a name to keep an eye on. According to Steve Moss of WKYT, Rick Pitino is one of them...

The Rundown: St. John’s

Rick Pitino and the 12th ranked Louisville Cardinals will look to bounce back tonight from their five overtime loss to Notre Dame over the weekend as they host the St. John’s Red Storm. Louisville opened as a 19-point favorite, but that line has quickly dropped the 17. Louisville leads the all time series 10-4 and has won six of the last seven meetings between the two schools....

Pitino wants to get Dieng more rest

University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino said on Thursday night after a win over St. John’s that he has to get junior center Gorgui Dieng more rest. Cardinal Authority has what Pitino said and the reaction from Dieng.

Morning After: U of L reaches 20 wins

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino said his goal was seven in a row heading into the Big East Tournament. The Cardinals picked up the first one on Thursday night, using a huge second half by Russ Smith to run past St. John’s 72-58 at the KFC Yum! Center. The Cardinals now play at South Florida on Sunday. Here are a few thoughts on the win over the Red Storm:
Cardinals News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.