Found July 09, 2013 on The Cardinal Connect:
If you missed Tuesday’s edition of Inside The Press Box, here is the podcast. Click here to listen from your mobile device. We had a fun show on Tuesday as we recapped Pitino’s comments about the team and the details about the pieces of the Final Four court that will be sold. The biggest topic on today’s show was breaking down the “All Time Rick Pitino Louisville Team.” There were definitely a lot of interesting lineups.

Pitino Watched Quentin Snider & JaQuan Lyle Put On A Show Last Night

Rick Pitino and Mike Balado were in Indianapolis on Wednesday night at the Adidas Classic Invitational to see two of their current commitments from the 2014 class. Quentin Snider has been a loyal member of the Louisville Magic AAU club and has made quite a name for himself, playing for former Louisville Center Ellis Myles, who formed the team two years ago. JaQuan Lyle chose to leave...

Pitino Looking To Add Post Players; Angel Delgado Is A Name To Remember

It goes without saying that the one final piece for Louisville’s 2014 recruiting class is a front-court player. Rick Pitino even said as much on Tuesday afternoon at his press conference. The current trio of commitments from Quentin Snider, Shaqquan Aaron and JaQuan Lyle already has Louisville’s 2014 class ranked No. 2 in the country. The addition of a top notch big man could...

Louisville Will Sell Pieces of Final Four Court, Some Signed by Rick Pitino, to Benefit Pediatric Cancer Research

Pieces of the 2013 Final Four court on which the Louisville Cardinals defeated the University of Michigan will be available to purchase–and for a good cause. In 2012, NCCA corporate partner Northwestern Mutual bought the New Orleans Final Four court and donated it to the University of Kentucky. The school went on to sell 300 pieces of the floor in an online auction to benefit pediatric...

Rick Pitino Loves His Backcourt

Despite losing arguably the best point guard in Louisville history, as the 2013-14 season approaches, Louisville fans are as excited about the backcourt as they’ve ever been. Chris Jones, Terry Rozier and Anton Gill have never played a division one college basketball game, but considering how highly regarded each player is, the expectations are high. With Kevin Ware, Russ Smith...

Pitino bottles signed; Final Four chairs

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino will be signing 400 more of the commemorative Maker’s Mark Bottles and fans have a chance to purchase a chair used at the Final Four – signed. Check out all the details here.

The Centerpiece Of The 2013 Final Four Court Will Hang In The Yum! Center

Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino and Dan Rivers of Northwestern Mutual conducted a press conference earlier this afternoon to discuss the plan for selling pieces of the 2013 Final Four court to raise money for pediatric cancer. “Immediately after the championship game, I approached the athletic department at the University of Louisville about doing something exciting...

JaQuan Lyle Is A Game Changing Recruit

Rick Pitino is currently in the process of assembling the best recruiting classes in the history of the Louisville basketball program. currently ranks the 2014 class as the second best in the country and the Louisville staff is still in very good shape with a couple of the best prospects in the country. Over the past couple of years, Louisville has had a lot of success...

Pitino gives state of the U of L program

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino gave a quick update on some details with his current team on Tuesday during the press conference to announce the news that pieces of the Final Four court will be available to U of L fans. Cardinal Authority was in attendance and has a quick recap.

Pitino starts evaluation period in Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – The first day of the July evaluation period is complete and Cardinal Authority has a day one report for the University of Louisville. Where were Rick Pitino and his staff? Cardinal Authority has the scoop.

The All Time Rick Pitino Louisville Team

It’s no secret that the events that have comprised the last 12 months may have accounted for the the best of Rick Pitino’s 60-year existence on Earth. Since the calendar turned to 2013 he’s taken his Louisville Cardinals to their second Final Four in as many years, closed the deal with a National Championship, owned a horse in the Kentucky Derby, gained induction to both #teamtatted...

Pitino: Ware could back by October

Injured Louisville guard Kevin Ware could be back on the court by October. Cardinals coach Rick Pitino said Tuesday that he's encouraged by Ware's rehabilitation, which recently has included riding a stationary bicycle. Ware broke his right leg in a gruesome incident during Louisville's regional final victory over Duke and his injury became a rallying point in the Cardinals...

Goodluck Okonoboh’s recruitment following similar path to that of Noah Vonleh

INDIANAPOLIS — Class of 2014 forward Goodluck Okonoboh drew a large contingent of head coaches for his first game of the July evaluation period in the adidas Invitational on Thursday morning. Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski, Louisville’s Rick Pitino, Ohio State’s Thad Matta and North Carolina State’s Mark Gottfried were among the faces in the crowd. But none [...]The post Goodluck...

Full court press against pediatric cancer

Another joyous occasion for the University of Louisville basketball program but there was Rick Pitino wiping moisture from his eyes again publicly for the second time for the second time in four months. The last time, of course, was when Kevin Ware splintered a bone in the NCAA tournament. The coach was having a difficult time as Dr. Thomas Kmetz, of Kosair Children’s Hospital...

Final Four court pieces to be available

The court from the Georgia Dome where the University of Louisville won the national title in April is coming to the KFC Yum Center. Well, part of it and the rest will be sold to fans, including 1,000 pieces autographed by Rick Pitino.

Rick Pitino Says Kevin Ware Could Be Playing By October

 Injured Louisville guard Kevin Ware could be back on the court by October according to a report by Cardinals’ head coach Rick Pitino said on Tuesday that he was encouraged by Ware’s rehabilitation program, and is pleased with the prognosis. Ware recently has started riding a stationary bicycle. “He’s just riding the bike and you can almost see from the X...
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