Rick Pitino hopes Louisville received enough of a wake-up call from its last contest to prove beneficial in preparation for its only true non-conference road game.
The veteran coach doesn't expect his undefeated No. 4 Cardinals to have an easy time Saturday when they look to continue their recent success over Western Kentucky.
Amid its best start in three seasons and coming off a...
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With wins over Indiana and UNC-Wilmington last week, Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals remain at No. 4 in both the AP Poll and the USA Today Coaches Poll. Louisville will be back in action on Saturday at Western Kentucky.
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Despite getting a double-digit win on Sunday night over UNC-Wilmington, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino wasn’t very happy with his team’s performance. In his post-game press conference that lasted less than two minutes, Pitino said his team was “hunting points” and that UNC-Wilmington outplayed them.
It turns out Pitino wasn’t the only one upset with Louisville’s performance...
Coach Rick Pitino is not happy. Practice sessions are going to be even more grueling for members of the University of Louisville basketball team following a sluggish 68-57 over North Carolina Wilmington.
Too much freelancing, players looking for shots instead of open teammates, not respecting the opponent until an 11-point lead is whittled down to two points with less than seven...
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In of the sloppiest games of the early season, Louisville was able to squeeze out a 68-57 win over Kevin Keatts and the UNC-Wilmington Seahawks.
The former Pitino assistant had his team ready to play from the start. UNCW held a lead until the first TV timeout of the game. Fortunately Louisville found some rhythm and headed into halftime with a 32-28 lead...
The identity of Rick Pitino teams holds true for this new Louisville squad: The Cardinals once again possess athletic defenders who close off passing lanes and revel in a high-energy, helter-skelter style of basketball. The victim Tuesday night was Ohio State, a team which — unlike Louisville — thrived in settled halfcourt situations.
The Cardinals’ relentless defense —...
Louisville basketball’s home arena, the KFC Yum! Center, is currently in its fifth season of operation. It’s played host to quite a few memorable contests in that short time, including a couple Louisville-Kentucky games.
Rick Pitino thinks tonight’s game against Ohio State could produce the best atmosphere in the history of the Cardinals’ home confines.
Rick Pitino thinks...
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...
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...
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:
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