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 after a five overtime loss to Notre Dame on the road, Pitino has only spoke publicly for about 30-seconds. Instead of taking questions from the media on Saturday after the game, Pitino gave a very brief statement.
Hearing Rick Pitino talk about the five overtime loss that we’d all like to forget about isn’t necessarily going to help anything. However, it’s part of his job and I think both the fans the media deserve to hear him speak in more depth about the game.
Like I said, it really isn’t that big of a deal, but this isn’t the first time something like this has happened. Over the years, Pitino has been ab...