Pitino: California is Dangerously Underrated

by Stephanie Crosby University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino says his team is up against a dangerously underrated California team in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Cards were given a nine-seed after an early exit from the Big East Tournament last week. They’ll face eighth-seeded California Friday night in Jacksonville. Pitino […]

Big East Tournament Underway in New York

by Stephanie Crosby Big East tournament play started today in New York. The University of Louisville men’s basketball team joins the action Wednesday night against Cincinnati. Coach Rick Pitino says Saturday’s emotional win over then-number-one-ranked Syracuse has boosted the team’s spirits. “I think they feel real good about themselves,” says Pitino. “I’m not sure if any […]

Freedom Hall to Host Final UofL Game Tomorrow

by Stephanie Crosby The final game of University of Louisville men’s basketball in Freedom Hall takes place tomorrow afternoon. The 19-and-11 Cardinals face the number-one ranked Syracuse, a team they defeated earlier this season. Coach Rick Pitino says they had no idea Syracuse would be so dominant this year, but it’s a great ending to […]

Louisville Opens Big East Play Tomorrow

The defending Big East champion Louisville men’s basketball team opens Big East play tomorrow night against South Florida. The nine-and-three Cards face ten-and-two USF at Freedom Hall. Coach Rick Pitino says the team can’t think about the game Saturday against rival Kentucky, because the consequences of the USF game are too great. “If we don’t […]

Cards Prepare for Oral Roberts Tomorrow

After two straight home losses, Coach Rick Pitino says he’s re-working some aspects of his team’s strategy. The University of Louisville men’s basketball team fell at Freedom Hall to Charlotte and Western Carolina. Pitino says it would be easy to point to something like missed free throws as the culprit, but he thinks it’s a […]