RICK PITINO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Louisville Hoops Climbs In Both Polls

After going 2-0 last week with home wins over then No. 7 Duke and Pittsburgh, Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals have climbed in both polls. The Cards went from No. 14 to No. 12 in the AP Poll and climbed from 14 to No. 11 in the Coaches Poll. Louisville will once again have a […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
21 hours ago

Louisville Signee Malik Williams Has Insane Shooting Range For A 7-Footer

The 2017 McDonald’s All American rosters were released on Sunday evening. Zero of Rick Pitino’s four signees were give the “prestigious” Burger Boy honor. This shouldn’t be considered a surprise and it’s certainly not a big deal. In the end, Pitino’s 2017 recruiting class will likely end up being ranked in the top ten. Pitino […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 day ago

WATCH: MBB: Rick Pitino Duke Postgame Press Conference

MBB: Rick Pitino speaks with the media following Louisville's 78-69 win over Duke.

Rick Pitino had ‘a lot of fun’ on John Calipari’s podcast

The intense coaching rivalry between Rick Pitino and John Calipari has been well documented over the years. That is what made the news that Pitino made an appearance on the Kentucky Wildcats head coach’s podcast so utterly shocking. But perhaps most surprising? Pitino said he and Calipari had “a lot of fun” during the recent 40-minute chat. Although the fact that the Louisville...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari to have Rick Pitino as guest on his podcast

World are colliding in a major way in Kentucky. John Calipari said on his UK call-in show Monday that he will have rival coach Rick Pitino on an upcoming podcast as one of his guests. Calipari and Pitino coach rival schools in Kentucky and Louisville, respectively, and not only have hotly contested games on the court, but they’ve also traded barbs off of it. That’s why the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari: Kentucky vs. Louisville bigger than life or death

Just how serious is the Kentucky-Louisville basketball rivalry? Enough to make John Calipari say that it’s bigger than life or death. Calipari was asked about the rivalry game ahead of Wednesday’s matchup between the teams. “I’m happy when it’s over,” Calipari said, via CBS Sports. “Just get it done. Everybody makes it life or death and it’s not life or death. It’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA charges Rick Pitino with failure to monitor in sex scandal

The NCAA announced on Thursday that Louisville head coach Rick Pitino has been charged with failure to monitor a staff member in his basketball program after an investigation into the sex scandal that went on at the university. In its notice of allegations, the NCAA revealed four Level I charges, two of which were directed at former director of basketball operations Andre McGee...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisville president Ramsey offers to step down amid Cardinals mayhem

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin dropped two bombshells regarding the University of Louisville on Friday. Bevin announced that Louisville President Dr. James Ramsey has offered to step down from his position. On top of that, Bevin said he has fired all of the university’s board of trustees and will replace them with members he selects. The letter to Gov Bevin from #UofL Pres Jim...
Via The Comeback
June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Former recruits told NCAA about Louisville parties

Louisville’s recruiting scandal took another sharp turn Sunday morning when ESPN’s Outside the Lines reported that three former recruits confirmed Katina Powell’s claims to NCAA investigators back in October and November. Three former Louisville basketball recruits told NCAA investigators they attended stripper parties & had sex at them https://t.co/JKJSz5tT85 — John...
Via College Spun
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino considering whether he wants to return to Louisville

It’s clear that the Louisville sex scandal has taken a considerable toll on Rick Pitino. The Louisville head coach is so worn down that he apparently plans to consider whether he wants to return next season. Pitino told Yahoo! Sports’s Pat Forde that he anticipates returning, but will consider whether or not the University of Louisville is better off without him. “The probability...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss
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