RICK PITINO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Louisville Commit Anfernee Simons Put On A Show At The Under Armour Event In NYC

Rick Pitino and his staff are off to a great start with their 2018 recruiting class. UofL landed verbal commitments from guards Anfernee Simons and Courtney Ramey during the 2016-17 season. Scout.com rates Ramey as a five star prospect and Simons as a four star prospect. Both are ranked in the top 35 overall in […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 day ago

Louisville Native David Johnson Picks Up Scholarship Offer From Rick Pitino

After the first big recruiting weekend of the year Rick Pitino and his staff have decided to extend a scholarship offer to a local prospect from the 2019 class. David Johnson, a 6-foot-4, combo guard from Trinity High School announced on Sunday afternoon that he picked up a scholarship offer from Louisville. Blessed to receive […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
4 days ago

Given Pitino’s History With Transfers, Enoch Should Thrive At Louisville

More often than not, when a player transfers into Rick Pitino’s Louisville program they’ve went onto become contributors at some point in their career. In fact, nearly every player that has transferred to Louisville from another program has exceeded expectations. Pitino landed UConn transfer Steven Enoch over the weekend and considering his stat-line from two seasons […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
4 days ago

Louisville Player Thought CBS’ Tracy Wolfson Was JSU Spy, Rick Pitino Said

If you’ve ever watched an NCAA Tournament game on CBS in recent years, then you probably know sideline reporter Tracy Wolfson. If you don’t, though, you could potentially think she’s a spy. Or at least that was the case for one Louisville player. Cardinals coach Rick Pitino was speaking to the media about his team’s “inexperience” Friday after No. 2 Louisville’s 78...
Via NESN.com
March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

5 coaches you can bank on during March Madness

There are a lot of factors to look at when filling out your bracket once March Madness rolls around. Who’s coming in on a hot streak? Who has the sort of player that can take over and win a game on their own? How many experienced upperclassmen does each team have to turn to when the pressure is on?Due to the very nature of college basketball, roster turnover is high, and it’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino Freaks Out At Fan, Is Held Back During Heated Shouting Match

It’s been a contentious week for high-profile coaches in the Bluegrass State. On Tuesday night, University of Kentucky head coach John Calipari heard it from Missouri fans in the form of “Cal, you suck” chants, flustering the coach and putting an end to his halftime interview on ESPN. One night later, University of Louisville head coach Rick Pitino kicked it up a notch, as...
Via NESN.com
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino calls heckling UNC fan ‘coward,’ says it was not a student

Rick Pitino had to be restrained from going after a North Carolina fan as he was heading into the tunnel at halftime Wednesday night, and the Louisville coach blasted the fan after the game. He also noted that the fan was not a UNC student.While he did not reveal exactly what it was that the fan said to him, Pitino said he has less patience for heckling fans who are not students...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rick Pitino, UNC fan get into heated shouting match at halftime

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino was irate over some heckling from a UNC fan during halftime of Wednesday’s game at the Dean E. Smith Center. It’s unclear what the fan said to him, as Pitino did not reveal the details, but he did say he was upset because it was an adult doing the heckling, rather than a student. So when the male said something he didn’t like, Pitino defended...
Via The Sports Daily
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino had to be restrained from attacking “coward” North Carolina fan after taunt

Rick Pitino was leaving the court at halftime of Louisville’s 74-63 loss at North Carolina Wednesday night when a fan said something, well, not very nice. Pitino was not having it, understandably. Here’s video of the incident: Pitino was livid! He kept returning fire all the way up the tunnel! And you probably didn’t think the culprit was going to look like that guy, did you...
Via The Comeback
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino restrained from going after North Carolina fan

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino had to be restrained from going after a North Carolina fan while heading into the tunnel at halftime of his team’s game in Chapel Hill on Wednesday.Pitino’s Cardinals entered halftime trailing the Tar Heels 33-30 in a close ACC game. It’s unclear what the fan said to enrage him, but Pitino was clearly fired up and had to be held back by some...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 22, 2017  |  Discuss
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