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Pitino’s Peers Consider Him To Be Second Best Defensive Coach In College Hoops

Photo: Kirby Lee – USA TodaySam Vecenie and the rest of the college basketball crew at CBS Sports have been anonymously polling coaches across the country regarding various different questions. Last week they revealed what coaches had to say about the best offensive coach in college hoops. On Monday CBS shared their findings after asking coaches about the best defensive coach in...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino delivers high praise for freshman Ray Spalding

Forward Ray Spalding is one of the talented freshman players Louisville Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino has coming into the program this year and he has wasted no time catching the attention of his new coach. In a recent blog post following his team’s trip to Puerto Rico, Pitino delivered some high praise for the freshman forward. Specifically, Pitino said that Spalding has as...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino Recaps Puerto Trip With An Updated Blog Post

Photo: @KKCardsLouisville’s own Rick Pitino has returned to the blogging world to provide a lengthy update on his team’s recent trip to Puerto Rico. In his latest blog post at, Coach P gave a brief update on each player on the roster and noted which guys will be ready to play during the upcoming season. Pitino also provided an update on the Purto Rican national...
Via The Cardinal Connect
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Pitino Pleased After First Two Games In Puerto Rico

Despite both Louisville team’s losing on Tuesday night, Rick Pitino’s seems optimistic about the upcoming about the performances. Here is Pitino’s post game media briefing, courtesy of WDRB. WDRB 41 Louisville News
Via The Cardinal Connect
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino & The Cards On Their Way To Puerto Rico

Rick Pitino and both of his teams departed Louisville for Puerto Rico shortly before noon on Monday morning. UofL sports information director Kenny Klein shared this photo prior to take off. The Cardinals & Puerto Rico Natl Team are on the plane, ready to travel to Puerto Rico for 9 games in 6 days #L1C4 — Kenny Klein (@KKcards) August 10, 2015...
Via The Cardinal Connect
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville has a very busy schedule for trip to Puerto Rico

It seems as though Louisville head coach Rick Pitino is getting very familiar with the country of Puerto Rico. After debuting as the Puerto Rican national team head coach in July, his Cardinals will be taking a trip to the island in mid-August. According to College Basketball Talk, the team will not be going for a vacation as they have a very busy schedule ahead of them upon their...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino coaching against UofL in Puerto Rico

Post from: The University of Louisville basketball team will play at least nine games in Puerto Rico starting Aug. 11th, but Rick Pitino may be coaching the Puerto Rico teams against the Cardinals. The schedule was leaked Monday by Terry Meiners, of WHAS TV and Radio, on his Facebook page: Aug 11 – 5:30 pm UofL vs Puerto Rico Junior Team; 8 pm UofL vs PR National Team (Jose...
Via Louisville Card Game
July 27, 2015  |  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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