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RICK PITINO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Pitino not taking upset-minded Vikings lightly

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Louisville isn't looking back as it prepares for what coach Rick Pitino insists will be a tougher test against Cleveland State. Coming off a historic defensive performance, the sixth-ranked Cardinals will try to give Pitino his 700th career victory Wednesday night when they go after their 31st consecutive home win over a nonconference opponent. Louisville (4-0)...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Rick Pitino played ‘four white guys and an Egyptian’ to not embarrass Savannah State

Louisville defeated Savannah State on Monday night in a game that looked like it featured a Division-1 NCAA team playing a local high school. The final score was 87-26. It took Savannah State nearly 16 minutes to score a single point, and Louisville led 41-7 going into halftime. It could have been worse. There was...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Rick Pitino called off the dogs with ‘four white guys and an Egyptian’ in 87-26 win

Saying that he and his Louisville Cardinals team will “get nothing out of this” when discussing an 87-26 romp over the obviously inferior Savannah State Tigers on Monday night, head coach Rick Pitino insisted he did his very best to slow down the onslaught, albeit by explaining how he did so in a humorous manner....Read More The post Rick Pitino called off the dogs with ‘four...
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Rick Pitino 'played four white guys and an Egyptian' in blowout

One of the most lopsided games of the young 2014-15 men’s college basketball season took place in Louisville Monday night, as the Cardinals throttled Savannah State, 87-26. Rick Pitino’s squad, ranked No. 6 in the country, held the Tigers to seven first-half points.  Following the contest, Pitino was asked if there were times during the contest when he felt bad for his opponent...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Rick Pitino Recaps His Team’s 61-Point Win

Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals got their fourth win of the season on Monday evening, crushing the Savannah State Tigers 87-26. When you win by 61-points, there’s not a whole lot you can take from the game. Pitino said that this will likely be the first time since he’s been at Louisville that he won’t watch the game film. He also says that he genuinely felt bad for...
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Basketball Held Savannah State To 7 Points In The First Half, Tigers Are 2-Of-26 From The Field

Rick Pitino’s Louisville program is known for its smothering pressure defense, and it is on a whole different level tonight against Savannah State. Louisville outscored the Tigers 41-7 in the first half. It is not that uncommon for a power program to keep a team to 30 or 40 points in a game, but single digits in a half? That is impressive.   As a team, Louisville has six blocks...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Hoops Cracks The Top 5 Of the Coaches Poll. They’re No. 7 In The AP Poll

Photo: Pete Cautilli With a 3-0 start to the regular season, Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals have climbed in both the AP Poll and the USA Today Coaches Poll. The Cards are up from No. 7 to No. 6 in the AP Poll and from No. 6 to No. 7 in the Coaches Poll ASSOCIATED PRESS TOP 25 1. Kentucky 2. Arizona 2. Wisconsin 4. Duke 5. North Carolina 6. Louisville 7. Texas 8. Virginia...
Via The Cardinal Connect
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino: I'll get another tattoo if Louisville wins another title

Rick Pitino has made another bold proclamation as the Louisville Cardinals men’s basketball team embarks on another season, one he has made previously but it won’t take the “sting” out of making good on the promise should a certain eventuality occur. Mid-way through the 2012-2013 season, Pitino promised his basketball players that if the team...Read More The post Rick Pitino...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino calls releasing pre-March rankings 'a football thing'

Count Louisville coach Rick Pitino among those opposed to college basketball following in the footsteps of college football.  Nicole Auerbach of USA Today released a story Wednesday, revealing that the NCAA Tournament selection committee is thinking about releasing pre-March rankings in similar fashion to that of the College Football Playoff selection committee releasing its...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota to wear camouflage uniforms against Louisville

Minnesota’s men’s basketball team will be wearing some pretty awesome uniforms during its season opener this evening.  The Golden Gophers, who take on Louisville this evening in the Armed Forces Classic, will be sporting some great Nike camouflage uniforms.  Check them out:  Designed for Minnesota. Inspired by our troops. #ArmedForcesClassic14 pic.twitter.com/TBMaW71cMZ...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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