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Louisville accuser: Pitino knew everything

Katina Powell is the name of the woman accusing the Louisville basketball program of recent allegations. In a news conference Friday, Rick Pitino claimed to have been ignorant to such practice. But Powell isn't buying that story.   "How can it be going on for four years, that many people be involved and that many people see what’s going on and Rick Pitino doesn’t know anything...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Column: Pitino's doubts are not denials

LOUISVILLE -- Rick Pitino knows what he knows, and he doesn’t know enough at this point to refute the allegations that have rocked his basketball program like a runaway boulder.           

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
4 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...
4 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
4 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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino steps down as Puerto Rico coach

Louisville head coach and Hall of Famer Rick Pitino has stepped down from his role as coach of the Puerto Rican men’s national team after a busy summer that saw him splitting his time between the national team and the Cardinals. In fact, both teams got together for a series of exhibition games. But now that Puerto Rico failed to earn an automatic Olympic bid in the FIBA Americas...
Via Campus Sports Net
25 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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