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The Maverick Rowan Drama Is Over

Soon after Louisville recruit Maverick Rowan announced that he would reclassify and enter college in 2015, there were rumblings that Rick Pitino and his staff would move on and no longer pursue the four-star sharp shooter. To me, this seemed strange, considering that the Louisville staff had invested so much time and energy in recruiting Rowan for nearly a year. Rick Pitino can’t...
Via The Cardinal Connect
4 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star In State Guard Has Louisville In His Final Five

Quentin Goodin, a 6-foot-2, point guard from Campbellsville, KY., picked up a scholarship offer from Rick Pitino in early January while on an official visit at the KFC Yum! Center. Since then, Goodin has been high on the Cardinals, but he’s also picked up scholarship offers from multiple other coaches. On Tuesday afternoon, Goodin announced that he’s trimmed his list to five...
Via The Cardinal Connect
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Maverick Rowan Will Reclassify To 2015; Can Pitino Reel Him In?

Photo: Kelly KlineAfter months of uncertainty regarding the future of one of Rick Pitino’s top recruiting targets we finally received a valuable update on Sunday evening. Evan Daniels of reports that Rowan has informed him that he’s currently taking summer courses with the intention of reclassifying and entering college in 2015. Rowan has previously been a member of...
Via The Cardinal Connect
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino Extends Scholarship Offer To In State Star

On Monday afternoon Rick Pitino and his staff extended a scholarship offer to one of the top prospects in the state of Kentucky. David Sloan, a 6-foot, point guard out of Taylor County High School in Campbellsville, KY., broke the news of his recent offer from Louisville via his Twitter account. Sloan is a member of the 2017 class, which means he still has two years of high school...
Via The Cardinal Connect
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino meets Triple Crown winner American Pharoah

One legend met another legend on Saturday morning, when Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino met Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. Pitino met the legendary horse at Churchill Downs before the Downs After Dark race that takes place tonight. You could say that the two most well-known entities in Louisville, Kentucky had a meeting of the minds. According to College Spun, Pitino...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach for life, that’s Rick Pitino

Post from: Rick Pitino has received another four-year extension on his contract, extending his commitment to the University of Louisville through the 2025-26 basketball season. Not that anyone suspected Pitino was going anywhere anytime soon. The man loves basketball, has the greatest boss in the industry, and is strongly committed to everything Louisville. Along with that commitment...
Via Louisville Card Game
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Basketball: Rick Pitino’s Contract Extended Through 2025-26 Season

It looks like Louisville will keep Rick Pitino as its basketball coach for another decade. The 62-year-old Pitino has received a contract extension through the 2025-26, the school announced this afternoon.  Louisville has extended the contract of men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino through 2025-26 #L1C4 — Kenny Klein (@KKcards) June 9, 2015 In 14...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  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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