Found October 23, 2012 on The Cardinal Connect:
At media day on Sunday afternoon Peyton Siva briefly discussed all of the nicknames on this year’s team. He says he’s too old to have a nickname. He also has a separate nickname for Russ Smith, other than Russdiculous.

Rick Pitino Was Very Close To Becoming The Head Coach At Michigan Instead Of Louisville

Rick Pitino was a guest last night on SiriusXM’s “Basketball and Beyond” radio show. During the interview, Pitino went into great detail about how he actually had agreed to become the next head coach at Michigan in 2001, but backed out at the very last minute and decided to take the Louisville job instead. “The day that I committed to Louisville, I signed an agreement to...

Chane Behanan’s High School Coach Comments On Suspension

Adam Himmelsbach of the Courier-Journal recently caught up with Chane Behanan’s high school coach to get his thoughts on Behanan’s suspension one game suspension. “Like any other teenager, he’s probably put some things out there he regrets putting out there,” Bowling Green High School coach D.G. Sherrill said in a telephone interview with the C-J. “His uncle or his mom...

Video: Angel Nunez Says He Didn’t Expect The Louisville Fans To Be This Crazy

I caught up with Louisville sophomore sharp shooter Angel Nunez on Sunday afternoon at Louisville basketball’s media day. Angel talked a little bit about what he’s been working on in the off-season and how the team is hungry for a national championship after reaching the Final Four last season. Angel discussed how he’s adjusting to life in Louisville after growing up in...

Video: Chip Cosby Goes 1-on-1 With Rick Pitino As He Discusses His Relationship With John Calipari

Our man Chip Cosby of cn|2 Sports recently had a 1-on-1 sit-down interview Louisville head coach Rick Pitino. In the interview Pitino discusses his relationship with Joh Calipari and the rivalry between two schools.

Video: Gorgui Dieng Loves College

As expected, Gorgui Dieng was one of the more popular players at media day on Sunday afternoon. Nearly every media member in attendance crowded around Gorgui throughout the hour that players were available. One of the more popular questions that Dieng was asked on Sunday is if he still intends on playing at Louisville for four years. Gorgui didn’t give an exact answer, but he did...

Pocast: Where Would Louisville Be Without Rick Pitino?

In case you missed Wednesday night’s radio show, here is the podcast. Click here to stream from your mobile device. We spent a good part of the show discussing the details behind Rick Pitino having a last second change of heart and taking the Louisville job after signing an agreement with Michigan. Where would Louisville be if Pitino didn’t come?

How Rick Pitino’s Career Landed Him at Louisville

In this clip, Louisville Men’s Basketball Coach Rick Pitino talks about his road to coaching the Cardinal.
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