December 20, 2012 - 12:50am
Louisville Cardinal basketball hammers FIU 79-55 to take the Billy Minardi Class
With two coaches named Pitino on the floor, you wanted to see them do battle. The elder statesman showed the whippersnapper who's boss.
The cliche train said that the 5th ranked University of Louisville (10-1) vs. Florida International (3-5) game was Pitino vs. Pitino or the master vs. the student. In truth, it was a nationally ranked basketball program taking on a team starting almost from scratch. When coach Rick Pitino was asked...
December 15, 2012 - 6:38pm
Louisville basketball claws back to take down Memphis 87-78
Louisville Cardinal talons end up being sharper than Memphis Tiger claws to keep the Cards playing tough and winning games.
The 6th ranked University of Louisville Cardinals (9-1) went on the road to the FedEx Forum to take on longtime rival Memphis (6-3). Earlier in the week, senior point guard Peyton Siva admitted he didn't know much about the history of the rivalry, but he knew it was time for everyone to step up...
December 5, 2012 - 12:25am
Louisville hammers College of Charleston 80-38
In their first real road game, the Cards came up as big as advertised.
While every sports media organization spent their day trying to get football coach Charlie Strong hired away from the University of Louisville, basketball coach Rick Pitino took his Cardinals on the road to the College of Charleston. This counts as their first real road game for Louisville because...
October 18, 2012 - 9:46am
The son of Malibu Moon, named for Louisville guard Russ Smith, begins his racing career at Santa Anita
The much-anticipated debut of University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino’s horse Russdiculous – named for charismatic Cardinal junior guard Russ Smith – is set for Saturday’s third race at Santa Anita Park, scheduled for 5:02 p.m. ET.Russdiculous, a Kentucky-...
October 4, 2012 - 4:32pm
The saga of Mike Marra [Sports]
Most would consider this a hard luck story, but the possibility of a happy ending says otherwise.
Part of the University of Louisville basketball Cardinals senior leadership team tore his anterior cruciate ligament last Friday in practice, effectively ending his roundball playing career. Shooting guard Mike Marra, who missed most of last season with ACL injury made a twisting pass and went down...