RICK PITINO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Date Set For Louisville – Purdue Rematch In ACC – Big 10 Challenge

Earlier this month we learned that Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals will face the Purdue Boilermakers for the second consecutive season in the ACC – Big 10 Challenge. On Monday morning we learned the date for the rematch. The Cards and Boilermakers will play on Tuesday Nov. 28. Below are the dates for each […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
23 hours ago

Rick Pitino pens letter to ‘Friends of the Ville’

KSR had this first, I’m assuming via someone who actually isn’t a very good friend of The Ville. “Friends of the Ville” LOUISVILLE BASKETBALL June 21, 2017 Dear Friends of the Ville I am writing to you as close supporters and Friends of the Ville members. You are special to me and I realize you have endured a lot over the last two years. When the news first came out...
Via Card Chronicle
5 days ago

Rick Pitino’s light suspension highlights former Tennessee Vols A.D. Mike Hamilton’s incompetence

Louisville coach Rick Pitino’s suspension compared to Bruce Pearl with the Tennessee Volunteers shows former athletic director Mike Hamilton’s incompetence.   The scandal surrounding Rick Pitino’s suspension has Tennessee Vols fans angrier than ever about the inconsistency of the NCAA. Pitino’s suspension stems from a prostitution scandal involving the school and his players...
Via All for Tennessee
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville coach Rick Pitino says he lost a 'lot of faith' in NCAA after 'unjust' penalties in escort investigation.

Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville basketball sanctions: five-game suspension for Rick Pitino, possible vacated title?

The NCAA has announced sanctions against the Louisville Cardinals for former director of basketball operations Andre McGee’s role in arranging sex and striptease performances for recruits, and they include a five-game suspension for head coach Rick Pitino for failure to monitor McGee’s activities. They also include “vacation of basketball records in which student-athletes competed...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA suspends Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino for 5 ACC games following sex scandal investigation

Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 64-year-old Rick Pitino balls out in basketball pickup game

Rick Pitino was like the elder statesman in the 55-and-older men’s basketball league he competed in recently, and it was the first time he had played in a pickup game in 16 years.You would never have known, as Pitino was out there getting buckets. He drained three triples, leading to nine points in the game. NBC6’s Chris Fischer captured some of the footage from the game, so...
Via The Sports Daily
May 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisville Player Thought CBS’ Tracy Wolfson Was JSU Spy, Rick Pitino Said

If you’ve ever watched an NCAA Tournament game on CBS in recent years, then you probably know sideline reporter Tracy Wolfson. If you don’t, though, you could potentially think she’s a spy. Or at least that was the case for one Louisville player. Cardinals coach Rick Pitino was speaking to the media about his team’s “inexperience” Friday after No. 2 Louisville’s 78...
Via NESN.com
March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino calls heckling UNC fan ‘coward,’ says it was not a student

Rick Pitino had to be restrained from going after a North Carolina fan as he was heading into the tunnel at halftime Wednesday night, and the Louisville coach blasted the fan after the game. He also noted that the fan was not a UNC student.While he did not reveal exactly what it was that the fan said to him, Pitino said he has less patience for heckling fans who are not students...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino restrained from going after North Carolina fan

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino had to be restrained from going after a North Carolina fan while heading into the tunnel at halftime of his team’s game in Chapel Hill on Wednesday.Pitino’s Cardinals entered halftime trailing the Tar Heels 33-30 in a close ACC game. It’s unclear what the fan said to enrage him, but Pitino was clearly fired up and had to be held back by some...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 22, 2017  |  Discuss
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