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photo – espn.com   We raised this question a couple of weeks ago on the radio show; who should be the preseason #1 team when the polls come out in November; Louisville or Kentucky?  The C-J’s Adam Himmelsbach wrote an intriguing piece today asking the same thing.  Your defending national champs return over 70% of their points and rebounding, including...Continue reading »

Because apparently being elected to the Hall of Fame, winning a national championship and having a horse in the Derby was not enough to satisfy his thirst for dominance, Louisville coach Rick Pitino decided to take on the Atlantic Ocean and the beasts that dwell within…and he won. As he tends to do. The marlin could not be reached for comment. If Coach P goes hunting...Continue reading »

Photo – NY Daily News   The accolades continue to roll in for the University of Louisville basketball team after winning their third National Championship 4 weeks ago. SI.com has published its second annual data-based hoops awards and Rick Pitino swept the coaching awards and was honored as the season’s efficiency king and for having the best offensive tourney...Continue reading »

After suffering one of the worst injuries in all of sports, Kevin Ware quickly rose to fame, mainly due to the courageous attitude he displayed immediately after breaking his tibia and fibula. Dana O’Neil caught up with Ware to talk about his recovery as well as him attending the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. About his recovery and mental outlook: “I...Continue reading »

ESPN.com’s Dana O’Neil chronicled Coach Pitino’s recent time spent at Churchill Downs watching his horse Goldencents workout in preparation of today’s Run for the Roses.  While Pitino owns only 5% of the horse, he has become synonymous with him because of his popularity.  Add Derby week to his recent run of good fortune, and one could make the...Continue reading »

After leading Louisville to its first National Championship in 27 years in the most dramatic and historic fashion possible, Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated recently got a chance to pick the coach’s brain on a variety of topics, not all basketball-related. In the interview, the coach discusses Russ Smith’s decision to return to school, what it was like to...Continue reading »

Over the past week the 2014 UofL basketball recruiting class has really started taking shape. At this point there are two commitments, 6’8″ Shaqquan Aaron and 6’1″ Quentin Snider. Now, the focus has turned on the recruiting trail to finding a shooting guard to join Aaron and Snider in the backcourt. Here are a list of possibilities: 1.  Rashad...Continue reading »

Photo – ESPN   ESPN’s Eamonn Brennan has already assessed the post-draft college basketball landscape for 2013-2014 season and he thinks two Louisville players will be a part of the All-American Teams. The first choice is rather obvious. Russ Smith, who decided to return for his senior season last week, is part of the first team along with Creighton’s...Continue reading »

photo – nwfraiders.org   Chris Jones, the nation’s #1 junior college player, was named the NJCAA Player of the Year Tuesday.  The 5’11 lightning quick guard led Northwest Florida State to back-to-back national title games en route to a two-year 62-6 record. A two-time state champion in high school, Jones has always played for a winner, a trend...Continue reading »

Rick Pitino met with the media yesterday and not only introduced his new assistant coach, Mike Balado, but also spoke about the incoming freshmen class, the returning players and what type of team he expects to have next season. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 10.0/10 (4 votes cast)...