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Rick Pitino and John Calipari together again

INDIANAPOLIS — Two coaches with a long history in the back hall of Lucas Oil Stadium. Never know what you might see in Lucas Oil hallways. pic.twitter.com/pypNun7Apg — Jody Demling (@jdemling) March 27, 2014 Related link: Herald-Leader photo gallery of … Continue reading

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Rick Pitino’s perfect Sweet 16 record

In an update of a post we did at pretty much the same time last season, Louisville coach Rick Pitino enters Friday night’s NCAA Tournament Midwest Region semifinal game against Oregon Kentucky with a perfect 10-0 11-0 record in Sweet 16 matchups.

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Rick Pitino says John Calipari won’t leave UK

At Louisville press conference today to preview Wednesday’s game at SMU, the former Kentucky basketball coach said this about the current Kentucky basketball coach: Rick Pitino says he does not believe John Calipari will ever leave Kentucky because he believes … Continue reading

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BBL: South Carolina “whips” Kentucky women

Big Blue Links for Friday: South Carolina pounded the Kentucky women’s basketball team 81-58 last night at Memorial Coliseum. South Carolina leads the SEC, but Mark Story writes that this was not what we thought UK would like this at … Continue reading

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Bobby Petrino back to Louisville? Not so fast

Lots of wild momentum behind wild reports that Louisville is close to hiring back Bobby Petrino as its football coach. ESPN says that Petrino is one of three finalists. Two updates. Yes, Bobby Petrino interviewed at U of L today. … Continue reading

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Rick Pitino raves about UK’s win over Providence

At a press conference today, Louisville coach Rick Pitino (a) confirmed that U of L will play Indiana in the Jimmy V Classic next year and (b) said that Kentucky’s win over Providence on Sunday was one of the two … Continue reading

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Brad Stevens has high praise for John Calipari, Rick Pitino

In an ESPN interview with Jeff Goodman, new Boston Celtics coach says that UK’s John Calipari and Louisville’s Rick Pitino are “two of the best coaches in our game, at any level.” Stevens also talks about Rajon Rondo and when … Continue reading

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A scary sight in the morning: Rick Pitino and Digger Phelps

Saw Louisville coach Rick Pitino along with Digger Phelps on Morning Joe this morning doing what Rick is doing these days — plugging yet another Pitino book. A quick check of Amazon shows that “The One-Day Contract: How to Add … Continue reading

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Rick Pitino: Kevin Ware to start workouts in two weeks

Louisville coach Rick Pitino told ESPN’s Andy Katz that Kevin Ware should be ready to start workouts in two weeks. The defending national champs start practice Saturday and Pitino told Katz for his daily three-point shot that he thinks the … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton gives Rick Pitino a shout-out

Congratulations to my friends and new Hall of Famers, @dawnstaley and Rick Pitino. Thanks for inspiring us for so many seasons. — Bill Clinton (@billclinton) September 8, 2013 Hat tip to Matt Norlander Related link: In Hall of Fame induction … Continue reading

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