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–Coach Pitino started the show talking mostly about the College of Charleston game. He called the game Louisville’s best performance of the young season. Pitino said his team played well in all facets.
–One thing Coach Pitino has learned about this year’s team is that they learn better by seeing something develop rather than walking thru plays. He says this team is the X-Box generation.
–Stephan Van Treese was listed as a started, but Pitino decided to make a last second change. He said he wanted to go with Price because he thought the refs would call the game tight early on. Price picked up two very quick fouls which proved Pitino right. He didn’t say who would start in tomorrow’s game.
–Pitino didn’t give much of an update on Gorgui’s rehab process, but he did mention the expected timetable for this return. He says he hopes to have Gorgui back by the FIU game, but that isn’t realistic. Pitino says the doctors would probably like to wait until the Providence game, but the trainers ...
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Louisville head coach Rick Pitino was clearly in a jovial mood after his Cardinals hammered the University of Missouri-Kansas City 99-47 on Saturday. His post game press conference was interrupted by a very loud ringing cell phone, and without missing a beat, Pitino answered, much to the delight of the room full of reporters. The woman on the...
Rick Pitino was interrupted by jingling cell phone during his press conference following the University of Louisville basketball team’s 99-47 win over Missouri-Kansas City.
Pitino took the call intended for Bob Domine, retired WAVE-TV sports director, from a friend, wanting to meet up at a local establishment.
And Nice Stover, the social media director for the UofL Athletic Department...
Louisville's often-stifling defense has had trouble living up to Rick Pitino's lofty standards at times this season. If it continues to look anything like it did in the Cardinals' latest game, the legendary coach shouldn't have many complaints.
Fifth-ranked Louisville shouldn't have much trouble using its frenetic pressure to great effect Saturday when it hosts...
Russ Smith scored a career-high 31 points and No. 5 Louisville cruised past Missouri-Kansas City 99-47 on Saturday.
Smith was 12 of 18 from the field and 3 of 5 from 3-point range in surpassing his previous high of 30 last year against Kentucky. He led Louisville (8-1) in scoring for the sixth time in nine games.
Luke Hancock added 15 points and six rebounds and Montrezl Harrell...
Fourteen minutes remaining in the second half, here comes Russ Smith again.
Sizing up the defender, cutting right, down the middle among the trees, throwing up the ball, a sure two points. But wait, he’s passing the basketball to Luke Hancock in the corner. Three points instead of two.
Russdiculous here, there, everywhere. On his way to 31 points, five assists, seven rebounds and...
Senior Stephan Van Treese has become a major player for the University of Louisville basketball team since the injury to Gorgui Dieng. Cardinal Authority takes a look at Van Treese and his new expanded role with the Cardinals.
Video Courtesy of Jody Demling
Louisville head coach Charlie Strong addressed the media at 8 AM this morning to announce that he has turned down the Tennessee job and will remain at the University of Louisville.
Before taking questions Charlie Stream read a 4+ minute prepared statement.
“This was the hardest decision I’ve ever had to make,” Strong said. What it all came down...
Charlie Strong is staying at Louisville.
The football coach said he turned down an offer from Tennessee and will stay with the Cardinals.
''It became clear to me that it was best to stay in Louisville,'' Strong said at a press conference at the stadium on Thursday morning. ''We haven't finished the job yet.''
The No. 22 Cardinals (10-2) won...
These occasions never get old, the ones where Tom Jurich pulls off still another unbelievable feat for the University of Louisville.
An outsider would get the impression that it’s just another day on the job. People close to the university know days, months and years of preparation precede the successes.
That’s probably why Jurich and Charlie Strong never discussed salary or...
University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong read a four-plus minute statement about his future. Strong turned down an offer to coach at Tennessee and will remain at U of L.
University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong faced the media on Thursday after turning down an offer from the University of Tennessee. Strong was emotional during a four-plus minute opening statement and then took questions for about 10 minutes from the assembled media. Cardinal Authority has the details.
After leading the University of Louisville football team to the Sugar Bowl, coach Charlie Strong and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater have been honored by the Big East Conference. Strong is co-Coach of the Year, while Bridgewater is Offensive Player of the Year. Six others made all-conference.
The University of Missouri at Kansas City Kangaroos.
Never knew they existed and overlooked them on the basketball schedule. However, the Kangaroos will provide the opposition for the University of Louisville at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Yum! Center.
Perusing the coaching roster for a possible connection, one turns up the name of Nate Johnson , an assistant coach. Ah, the Camden...