Browsing Rick Pitino

Louisville Cardinals – Luke Hancock, Deserving Most Outstanding Player on the Deserving NCAA Champions

Posted on 9 Apr, 2013, by in NBA

For the second time in a row, Luke Hancock came off the bench to keep Louisville on the right course, ending an incredible finish to the season with the NCAA tournament title, making Rick Pitino the first head coach to win two national titles with two different schools, while Peyton Siva and Chane Behanan more than made up for the fact that Russ Smith didn’t really show up on the most important game of his career. More

Chane Behanan

Louisville Cardinals – Chane Behanan Takes Over Rivalry

Posted on 30 Dec, 2012, by in NBA

There’s no definite answer to what is the biggest rivalry in College Basketball, but when Kentucky plays Louisville, it’s probably as good as it gets. After four consecutive losses to the Wildcats, Chane Behanan and Russ Smith proved to be too much of a difference as one of the best teams in the nation outplayed the athletic and too young team built in Lexington. More

Kentucky vs Losuiville – A Final Four Turning a State Crazy

Posted on 29 Mar, 2012, by in Featured

Old men fighting during their dialysis treatment after getting into an argument about Louisville and Kentucky. Resteraunts and bars, usually neutral, choosing sides and inviting only blue or red fans … More

Kentucky – Louisville Such a Final Four Attraction Because of Calipari – Pitino Rivalry

Posted on 27 Mar, 2012, by in NBA

Rick Pitino will make his sixth trip to the Final Four this weekend, his second with Louisville. For John Calipari, it’ll be his third visit to the national Semi Final, his second consecutive time with Kentucky. Like in that 1996 Semi Final between them, when Calipari was coaching UMass and Pitino was the Kentucky Head coach, all the focus is on them. More

Russ Smith Carries Louisville Into Final Four

Posted on 25 Mar, 2012, by in NBA

Russ Smith has been having an up and down Sophomore season, but it seems everything is coming through for him in the 2012 NCAA tournament, coming up with his best game since January, scoring 19 points off the bench to lead Louisville into the Final Four with a 72-68 win over Florida. More

Louisville Burst the Michigan State Bubble

Posted on 23 Mar, 2012, by in NBA

The Louisville Cardinals weren’t supposed to make it this far, ranked 17th in the nation and getting the #4 seed in the West Region. But Michigan State were overrated to begin with, partially because everybody loves Tom Izzo. Rick Pitino? Great coach, but not as loved, in an understatement kind of tone. Now the Cardinals are in the Elite eight, and the Spartans are the first #1 team to fall in the 2012 NCAA tournament. More

Sweet Sixteen Round Up

Posted on 28 Mar, 2009, by in NBA

A round up of sweet sixteen stage in the 2009 NCAA basketball Tournament, with highlights from all the games, with the Big East, Missouri, North Carolina and Blake Griffin dominating the 2 nights. More