Samardo Samuels Leaving U of L

By Rick Howlett University of Louisville basketball standout Samardo Samuels won’t return to the team for his junior season. Samuels announced last month he would explore his options before deciding whether to come back, but now says he will hire an agent and remain in the NBA draft. Coach Rick Pitino says he told Samuels… Continue reading Samardo Samuels Leaving U of L

NCAA: UK Advances To Sweet Sixteen

By Rick Howlett The Kentucky Wildcats have advanced to the round of sixteen in the men’s NCAA basketball tournament with a 90-60 win over Wake Forest Saturday night in East Region action in New Orleans. Kentucky will face Cornell Thursday in Syracuse. Murray State was eliminated from the tournament by Butler, 54-52, in the West… Continue reading NCAA: UK Advances To Sweet Sixteen

Cards Eliminated From Big East Tournament

By Rick Howlett The University of Louisville men’s basketball team has made an early exit from the Big East Tournament in New York City. The Cards fell to Cincinnati 69-66 last night in a second round game. U of L is expected to get an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament when the pairings are… Continue reading Cards Eliminated From Big East Tournament

NCAA Men: Michigan State 64, U of L 52

The University of Louisville Cardinals have been eliminated from the men’s NCAA basketball tournament,  falling to Michigan State Sunday 64-52 in the Mideast Regional final in Indianapolis. Louisville finishes the season with a 31-6 record. Michigan State advances to next week’s Final Four in Detroit, where the Spartans will face Connecticut.

Cards One Win Away From Final Four

The Louisville Cardinals have advanced to the Elite Eight of the men’s NCAA basketball tournament with a 103-64 win over Arizona Friday night in Indianapolis. The Cards will face Michigan State Sunday at 2:20pm.  Louisville is the overall number one seed in the tournament.   Michigan State is a number two seed;  the Spartans advanced with… Continue reading Cards One Win Away From Final Four

Pitino: NCAA Tourney "Wide Open"

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino says this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament is “wide open,” with no dominant team in the field. Pitino says it’s an honor that the Cards are the overall top seed in the tournament, but that won’t make the path to the Final Four any easier. He says his… Continue reading Pitino: NCAA Tourney "Wide Open"

U of L, UK Advance In Conference Tournaments; IU Falls

The University of Louisville Cardinals won their opening matchup in the men’s college basketball Big East Conference Tournament in New York City. The Cards defeated Providence 77-55 to advance to the semifinal round, where they’ll face Villanova Friday at 7:00pm. Meanwhile, Kentucky will play Louisiana State Friday at 1:00pm in the quarterfinal round of the… Continue reading U of L, UK Advance In Conference Tournaments; IU Falls

Cards To Face Friars In Big East Tournament

The University of Louisville men’s basketball team opens play in the Big East Conference Tournament Thursday in New York City. The top-seeded Cardinals will take on Providence at noon.                     U of L coach Rick Pitino says his players enter the tournament knowing they’ve already met the more difficult challenge of capturing the regular season conference title.… Continue reading Cards To Face Friars In Big East Tournament

Cards To Host #1 Pitt

The University of Louisville men’s basketball team is back in action Saturday, taking on top-ranked Pittsburgh. U of L Coach Rick Pitino says the Panthers’ number one ranking has no effect on his team’s preparation for the game. “We know that if Pitt was number 30 we know we’d have a tough ballgame….we know we’re… Continue reading Cards To Host #1 Pitt