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Pitino Not Mentioned In President Ramsey’s Statement; Pitino Didn’t Seem Pleased

University of Louisville president James Ramsey issued a statement on Thursday evening regarding the men’s basketball program’s recent sex scandal. As you could expect, Ramsey maintained the university of aware of the allegations and that they and the NCAA are investigation. Strangely, Ramsey mentioned Tom Jurich, but did not mention Rick Pitino in his statement. […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino Irked By Louisville President Not Mentioning Him In Statement Regarding Scandal

University of Louisville president James Ramsey released a statement earlier today regarding the NCAA’s investigation into the men’s basketball program’s sex scandal.  Ramsey, 66, released a 174-word statement before he met with the school’s board of trustees. In the statement, he showed support for Cardinals’ athletic director Tom Jurich. He did not, though, mention...
Via College Spun
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Louisville president states support for AD, not Pitino

The Louisville Cardinals men’s basketball program is currently being rocked by allegations that recruits were enticed to join the program by use of escorts hired by former staffer Andre McGee, but university president James Ramsey is still standing by his guys. That is, at least one of them. Ramsey released a statement today in which he expressed his support for AD Tom Jurich,...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino and the shadows that never leave

Whether or not Rick Pitino knew what his former director of basketball operations was doing at the University of Louisville, many people seem to have made up their minds. * The investigation into allegations put forth by Katina Powell against Andre McGee — who was Pitino’s director of basketball operations from 2012 through 2014 — will run its course. Friday’s story,...
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino "shocked" by sex scandal surrounding Louisville

Startling allegations against University of Louisville men’s basketball program were made public Friday. Details from “Breaking Cardinal Rules: Basketball and the Escort Queen” were published on the Indianapolis Business Journal’s website, and they allege that former Cardinals staffer Andre McGee paid Katina Powell, who is the author of the new book, for escorts for...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Investigating New Book’s Sexual Allegations Against Men’s Basketball Team

Rick Pitino has kept the Louisville Cardinals’ men’s basketball team at a very high level over the years. The program has competed for a national championship basically every year. But in order to compete with the best, you have to recruit the best. And Pitino has certainly done a great job at recruiting talent during his time with the program. A dark cloud is now hovering over...
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Set To Host JUCO Combo Guard For Official Visit This Weekend

According to Brad Winton of, Rick Pitino and the Louisville basketball program will host Jaylen Barford on an official visit this weekend. Barford is 6-foot-3, combo guard out of Motlow State Community College. Per his 247 Sports profile, Barford doesn’t currently hold a scholarship offer from Pitino’s staf yet, but assistant coach Kenny Johnson […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino met American Pharoah

When it comes to sports in Louisville, it is all about Cardinals basketball and horse racing. Louisville head coach Rick Pitino has helped Louisville emerge as a true national power in recent years, but the biggest superstar in town at the moment is Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. Pitino, a horse racing enthusiast himself, got the chance to meet the now-legendary horse this...
Via College Spun
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino raves about Kentucky with great quote

Kentucky is an awesome, historically-good college basketball team, and nobody may be higher on them than Rick Pitino. Though Pitino coaches the rival Louisville Cardinals, he had plenty of praise for the Wildcats when speaking about them on Tuesday. He even cracked a great line saying that their toughest opponent is probably their reserve players....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pitino embarrasses student reporter for no reason

Rick Pitino was very disappointed after Louisville was bounced from the ACC Tournament on Thursday at the hands of a 70-60 loss to North Carolina, so he decided to take it out on a student reporter. Before opening things up for questions, Pitino said in his opening remarks that the Cardinals “went cold” when North...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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