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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
53 minutes 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...
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3 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Rick Pitino Opens Up With Seth Davis

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino joins The Seth Davis Show to talk about his career in college basketball, the challenges he’s faced on and off the court and much more.
Via The Cardinal Connect
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlights: Louisville Crushes Jacksonville State In Home Opener

Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals got a huge 88-39 win over Jacksonville State in their home opener on Monday night. Here are highlights of the game, courtesy of the ACC Digital Network.
Via The Cardinal Connect
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville over MInnesota at Pitino family reunion

ESPN got its wish again, this time pitting Rick Pitino against his son Richard on the opening night of the 2014-15 college basketball team, with the University of Louisville prevailing over Minnesota 81-68 in the Armed Forces Classic in Puerto Rico. The elder Pitino happy with the win, but disappointed that his son’s team lost its season opener. “I would rather have not played...
Via Louisville Card Game
9 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
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitinos set to clash as Louisville plays Minnesota

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Asked what he might try to confuse a Minnesota team coached by the son who knows him well, Rick Pitino worked hard to keep a straight face. ''We've never played a triangle-and-two (defense), he will not be ready for it,'' the Hall of Fame coach at Louisville said as Richard Pitino smiled while sitting beside him. ''Their backcourt is...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pitino’s Preview Friday’s Game With ESPN

Mike Stobe|Getty Images We’re not just a few days away from tipping off the 2014-15 Louisville basketball season. The season opening game will be a teacher vs. student match-up as Rick Pitino is set to take on his son’s Minnesota Golden Gophers. ESPN’s C.L. Brown recently caught up with both father and son to discuss Friday’s game. Both coaches seem to be having some fun...
Via The Cardinal Connect
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino may be signaling slow start for Louisville basketball

The University of Louisville opens the 2014-15 basketball season in just over a week but Rick Pitino is saying he doesn’t have a good handle on his team. A curious revelation coming an individual who micromanages every aspect of his program. Maybe this is Pitino’s way of telling fans not to expect much from this season’s edition, at least early on. His team showed some visible...
Via Louisville Card Game
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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