Tag Archives: Rick Pitino
Louisville has extended basketball coach Rick Pitino’s contract, the school announced Tuesday. The coach has agreed to a new deal through the end of the 2025-26 season. Pitino would be 73 years old at that time. The coach will make … Continue reading
Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Willie Trill Cauley-Stein’s name change is official, reports Hannah Scheller of the Herald-Leader. Kentucky reaches out to possible 2015 basketball recruit, reports Ben Roberts of NextCats. LaGerald Vick drawing interest from UK and others, reports … Continue reading
Wednesday morning I wrote on the coaches with teams in the Sweet 16 and how this year experience apparently matters. Seven of the 16 coaches are at least 60 years old. Fourteen of the 16 are at least 50. Nine … Continue reading
When Rick Pitino said on the pre-game show before Louisville played Syracuse on Wednesday night that suspended guard Chris Jones might not return to the team for the rest of the season, you knew what was about to happen.
LOUISVILLE — My scouting mission took me to the Yum Center on Tuesday night to write about Louisville and the fourth-ranked Cards’ 80-55 win over Reggie Theus and Cal State-Northridge in advance of Saturday’s showdown with top-ranked Kentucky. “They’re just … Continue reading
Big Blue Links for Friday: John Calipari says UCLA’s lack of depth could actually work to the Bruins’ advantage, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader. Calipari said his three best teams played six or seven players. Those teams were his … Continue reading
Big Blue Links for Monday: Bench bails out UK women in 71-55 win over Belmont, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. “We just don’t seem to really try to play our best,” UK coach Matthew Mitchell said. “It just seems like … Continue reading
After Louisville whipped Indiana 94-74 Tuesday night at MSG in the Jimmy V Classic, Rick Pitino said he doesn’t think his Cards are the same level as Kentucky. Not yet, anyway. “I think Kentucky and Duke are at the highest … Continue reading
Big Blue Links for Tuesday:
On his post-game radio show, John Calipari apparently talked about fan criticism, even joking that some Kentucky fans want Rick Pitino back.