Found November 20, 2013 on Louisville Card Game:
All the air seems to have gone out of the Kevin Ware story for now, perhaps just another 24-hour news story. Rick Pitino, showing where his priorities lie, putting Ware in the University of Louisville’s basketball game against Hartford with just over 11 minutes to go in the first half. He would play six minutes in the game. Afterwards, Pitino would criticize the media for jumping on a report by a Kentucky-biased blog for Ware’s use of a friend’s car. The blogger, an individual seemingly happier with UofL losses than his own team’s wins, who feeds the hatred of UK fans toward Louisville, stirring the pot every chance he gets. . He’s an individual who has been separated in the past from analytical positions at CBS and Insight Cable for various reasons, most likely we suspect for his obvious bias and incompetence. Sadly, WHAS Radio has made the blogger an integral part of its UK basketball and football coverage. But the larger issue here may be how Pitino managed Kevin Ware’...

Louisville's Kevin Ware charged with reckless driving and speeding

Louisville Cardinals guard Kevin Ware was pulled over and cited for both reckless driving and speeding in a work zone. He was reportedly driving 95 in a 55 MPH zone.

The Barren County Prosecutor Is A Classless Kentucky Fan

If you live on planet Earth, then by now you’re more than well aware of the recent Kevin Ware situation. The Louisville junior guard was pulled over in Barren County, KY., towards the end of October and was cited for reckless driving and speeding. Ware had a court date scheduled for Monday Nov. 18, but didn’t show up. His date was later rescheduled for the following Monday. It...

Pitino watches newest, tallest recruit

Rick Pitino was in New York Wednesday to see his latest University of Louisville recruit in action, the 7-foot-2 Matz Stockman from Norway. Stockman is not going to be a dominating force by any means. The good news is that he doesn’t appear to be awkward or skinny for his size. Just far enough along talent wise that Pitino can develop this young man into an effective big man. Stockman...

Rick Pitino Says The Media Needs To Do Their Homework

Boston Globe Following Louisville’s blowout win over Hartford last night, it took exactly two minutes for a reporter to ask head coach Rick Pitino about the recent Kevin Ware speeding ticket/missed court date. It was Courier-Journal columnist Tim Sullivan who lobbed the question that we all knew would eventually be asked. “I’m not going to play a player because he got a speeding...

Kevin Ware Missed A Court Date For Speeding & Reckless Driving

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect According, Louisville junior guard Kevin Ware missed a court date in Barren County, KY., on Monday afternoon for speeding and reckless driving. WHAS11 obtained a citation that shows Ware is accused of going 95 miles per hour in Barren County after 11:00 p.m. on October 26, 2013. The citation says this occured in a work zone with a...

Kevin Ware Misses Court Date on Reckless Driving Charge

Louisville basketball player Kevin Ware missed a court appearance from a reckless driving charge according to WHAS11 in Louisville. Here are the details: WHAS11 obtained a citation that shows Ware is accused of driving 95 miles per hour in Barren County after 11:00 p.m. on October 26, 2013. Police said this happened in a work zone with a marked speed limit of 55 miles per hour...

Louisville Still In The Mix For Australian Swing-Man

247 Sports Class of 2014 forward Jonah Bolden announced his list of six finalists on Monday night via his Twitter account and Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals have made the cut. Bolden, a 6-foot-9, 200-pound, forward has trimmed his list to just Louisville, Kentucky, Southern Methodist, Indiana, UCLA and USC. Bolden is rated as a five start prospect and is considered to be...

Louisville Leads The Country In Assists-To-Turnover Ratio

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect Rick Pitino’s team has been impressive in many different areas so far this season. Their defense always looks solid at this time of the year, however Tuesday’s performance was one of the best I’ve ever seen from a Pitino coached team. The offense usually takes a little bit of time to start gelling, but so far in 2013-14, the Cards offense...

Kansas Leaps Ahead Of Louisville In The AP Poll. Cards Remain At No. 3

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals remain at No. 3 in the third edition of the Associated Press College Basketball Poll. With Michigan State knocking off the previous top ranked Kentucky Wildcats, the Spartans are now ranked No. 1 in the AP Poll for the first time since 2001. The Kansas Jayhawks leaped ahead of Louisville from No. 5 to...

Kevin Ware charged with reckless driving and speeding, misses court date

Louisville Cardinals guard Kevin Ware was charged with reckless driving. He missed his court date on Monday.

Louisville 87 – Hartford 48: Cards Hammer Hawks

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect Let’s be honest with ourselves. Teams like Hofstra, Cornell and Hartford aren’t great measuring sticks at this point of the season. With that said, regardless of the competition, Rick Pitino’s team looks dangerously good right now. The Cards came out tonight against Hartford playing as if it were the season opener and they’d been upset...

Podcast: Has A Rick Pitino Coached Louisville Team Played This Well This Early?

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect On Wednesday edition of Inside The Press Box we recapped Louisville’s dominant performance against Hartford. Has a Rick Pitino coached Louisville team ever played this well so early in the season? Plenty of callers shared their opinion. Click here to listen from your mobile device.

Still A Lot To Be Learned About Louisville’s New 7-Foot-2 Signee

Rick Pitino and Quentin Snider shocked CardNation (and Illini Nation) on Friday when it was announced that Snider was coming back to his original commitment, and signing with the Louisville Cardinals. That addition gave Louisville four 2014 ESPN 100 recruits along with Shaqquan Aaron, Jaylen Johnson and Chinanu Onuaku. Those four players put the recruiting class just outside the...

Cards announce the addition of Stockman

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino announced his newest addition – 7-foot-2 Matz Stockman – in a release form the school on Tuesday afternoon. Cardinal Authority has the latest on the recruiting news.

Potential Louisville vs. UNC Match-up Not Quite As Intriguing As Expected

Associated Press There was a lot of excitement between both sides when it was announced last year that Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals would most likely face Roy Williams’ North Carolina Tar Heels in the 2013 Hall of Fame Tipoff Classic. Unfortunately, in the last few weeks, the potential match-up has lost some of it’s luster. The Tarheels started the season ranked No...
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