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Trey Lyles, a 6’10” senior-to-be at Tech High School in Indianapolis, has said he wants to commit next spring during the late signing period. However, according to Kyle Neddenriep of the Indianapolis Star, Lyles plans to end the process before the early signing period in November. Lyles, a former AAU teammate and close friend of Louisville commit Jaquan Lyle,...Continue reading »

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  I have to admit, the ESPY awards typically do absolutely nothing for me but I tuned in last night. The reason? Quite simple, actually…..Russ Smith was there. And if Russ is in the house, there’s going to be some guaranteed comedy (unintentional or otherwise). For those that didn’t hear, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino was nominated for the “best...Continue reading »

(photo – Zimbio) Without a doubt, the two teams with the most talented backcourt recruiting classes for 2014 are Louisville and North Carolina. The debate has already begun as to whether the Tar Heel class of Justin Jackson, Theo Pinson and Joel Berry or the Cards class of Quentin Snider, Jaquan Lyle and Shaqquan Aaron will be the better group in college. In late...Continue reading »

photo – si.com Just three short years ago, many UofL fans were losing their patience with Coach Pitino (myself included).  There was the disappointing Elite Eight loss to Michigan State, the extortion trial, an ugly 20-13 season the following year, and a second consecutive first round loss to in-state foe Morehead State.  Then it all changed in March of 2012 in...Continue reading »

  Louisville head coach Rick Pitino appeared on WHAS radio last night with Terry Meiners and gave a full update on the 2013-2014 roster. He tossed around high praise for Chris Jones, Montrezl Harrell, Stephan Van Treese and Wayne Blackshear specifically, but seemed very pleased overall with his team at this point in the summer. He also let the cat out of the bag...Continue reading »

With arguably the best backcourt recruiting class for 2014 in the fold, Rick Pitino has been tracking down many of the nation’s top frontcourt prospects on the AAU circuit this summer. One of those prospects, New  York City power forward Angel Delgado, will be playing his senior season at Huntington Prep, announced head coach Rob Fulford on Twitter today. Delgado,...Continue reading »

photo – Cincinnati Enquirer When Tom Jurich hired Rick Pitino in March of 2001, most Cardinal fans expected multiple national tiles and Final Fours to follow in short order.  While that was a bit unreasonable at the time, Coach P has certainly hit his stride now. It took longer than expected, but UofL is now a threat to win the national title for the foreseeable...Continue reading »

photo – zimbio.com The 2013-14 basketball schedule is beginning to take shape.  Here’s the latest confirmed games: HOME: Pikeville (exhibition), Kentucky Wesleyan (exhibition), Charleston, Hartford, Hofstra, Missouri State, Southern Miss, Western Kentucky AWAY: Kentucky, FIU (could be cancelled since Richard Pitino left) NEUTRAL SITE: Fairfield, Richmond...Continue reading »

photo – cleveland.com Cleveland introduced former Card Earl Clark today as the 6’10 small forward parlayed a solid year with the Lakers into a two-year, $9 million deal.  Defense was the main topic discussed at the press conference, with Earl mentioning that he likes going up against the best.  He also added that playing for Coach Mike Brown was a plus since...Continue reading »