U of L Men's Basketball: Cards Visit UNLV Saturday

The University of Louisville men’s basketball team spent Thanksgiving in Las Vegas, where the Cards are preparing for Saturday’s matchup with UNLV. It’s the first true road game of the young season for U of L.   Coach Rick Pitino says the trip will help his team prepare for its next road contest January 2nd at Rupp… Continue reading U of L Men's Basketball: Cards Visit UNLV Saturday

Billy Reed Says Pitino Should Take Leave of Absence

A man who has spent much of his life writing about Kentucky sports doesn’t think Rick Pitino should be ousted as head basketball coach at the University of Louisville over his acknowledgement of a sexual relationship with a woman who’s now charged with extorting him. Billy Reed has worked as a sports writer for the… Continue reading Billy Reed Says Pitino Should Take Leave of Absence

Sypher Pleads Not Guilty To Extorting Pitino

A plea of not guilty was entered Wednesday in federal court by Karen Sypher, the woman accused of trying to extort millions of dollars from University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino. Sypher was indicted this week on charges of extortion and lying to the FBI. She was released on her own recognizance following a… Continue reading Sypher Pleads Not Guilty To Extorting Pitino

Pitino Says He's Target Of Extortion Attempt

The FBI has opened an investigation into allegations by University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino that he’s the target of an extortion attempt. Pitino said in a statement released through the university Saturday night that he recently reported an alleged extortion scheme, but the statement did not disclose any other details.     U… Continue reading Pitino Says He's Target Of Extortion Attempt

Cards Prep For Arizona in Sweet Sixteen

The University of Louisville men’s basketball team plays tomorrow night in the Sweet Sixteen round of the NCAA Tournament.  The Cards take on twelve-seed Arizona, after wins last weekend against Morehead State and Siena.   Coach Rick Pitino says preparation for the game has been interesting. “They press the same way we press.  Their zone… Continue reading Cards Prep For Arizona in Sweet Sixteen

Cards are Rested, Start Practice Again

The University of Louisville men’s basketball team was back in practice today, after taking a day off after winning in the first two rounds of the NCAA-tournament.   Coach Rick Pitino says the team was mentally exhausted after a grueling schedule, but now they are refreshed and excited to play in the Sweet Sixteen. “It’s… Continue reading Cards are Rested, Start Practice Again

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"

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