January 18, 2012 - 1:32pm
"With a team that’s lost five of seven games, any win gives the fans hope," says UofL fan Nick Coffey, who operates TheCardinalConnect.com. But those wins are getting harder to come by for UofL basketball coach Rick Pitino. The season is in free fall and the fan base is starting to erode.
How far has the Louisville Cardinal basketball “brand” fallen? Consider this headline from the Washington Post: ‘Louisville rebounds from blowout with close loss at Marquette.’ Yes, the national perception of UofL basketball is that losing is considered a “rebound....
December 9, 2011 - 12:38am
Senior Guard Chris Smith said Rick Pitino's anger was "justified", despite a 90-60 victory vs IUPUI Wednesday night.
It wasn't pretty. It may have not been what Head Coach Rick Pitino hoped for. But, it was simply good enough.The Louisville Cardinals improved to 8-0 after defeating IUPUI Wednesday night, in front of 20,604 in the KFC YUM! Center. Senior Guard, Chris Smith, scored his 1000th point...
August 27, 2010 - 8:41pm
It was announced Friday that the University of Louisville men's basketball team, coached by Rick Pitino (left), has taken a double hit. Neither former Memphis guard Roburt Sallie, nor 2010 signee Justin Coleman will be eligible to play for the Cardinals in the upcoming season.
By Josh Cook
The University of Louisville men's basketball team has taken a double hit.
Friday UofL announced that neither former Memphis guard Roburt Sallie nor 2010 signee Justin Coleman will be eligible to play for the Cardinals in the 2010-11 season.
According to the announcement...
August 16, 2010 - 2:47pm
The University of Louisville men's basketball team, and coach Rick Pitino (left), will play 2010 NCAA runner-up Butler at 8 p.m. Nov. 16 in the new KFC Yum! Center in a game that will be broadcast on ESPN as part of the network's "College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon."
By Josh Cook
We already knew the opponent and the date, but now we know the time of the first game for the University of Louisville men's basketball team in the new KFC Yum! Center.
The Cardinals will take on Butler, last season's NCAA runner-up, at 8 p.m. Nov. 16 on ESPN as part of "...
March 20, 2010 - 1:00pm
Here is a quick look at the good, the bad and the ugly of the second day of the men's NCAA Tournament.
By Josh Cook
The second day of the men's NCAA Tournament might not have had the drama of Thursday, but Friday was more than fine.
Here is a quick look at the good, the bad and the ugly of Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament.