Each week Dick Vitale compiles news, notes and observations about the sport he loves, college basketball.
Dick Vitale says Rick Pitino deserves to be in the Basketball Hall of Fame because he got the most out of the teams he coached.
Dick Vitale is looking forward to following six college basketball tandems this season.
There's still plenty of time before Midnight Madness, but Dick Vitale has an early look at his top 12 teams in college basketball for 2013-14.
After a Hall of Fame selection and a second national championship, Rick Pitino's status among the greatest college basketball coaches is secure.
In what turned into a classic NCAA championship game, the Louisville Cardinals came back to beat the Michigan Wolverines, as the lesser-known players on both teams shined.
The Louisville Cardinals were Dick Vitale's preseason pick to win it all, and there's no reason to change that pick now.
Louisville overcame a 12-point deficit to advance to the national championship game, thanks to the surprising play of Luke Hancock.
The Georgia Dome should be rocking Saturday night. As Dick Vitale prepares to call his first Final Four, he makes picks for each of Saturday's matchups.
Each of the four teams in Atlanta have needed some unexpected performances to get to the Final Four, and look for these four players to keep up their surprising play this weekend.
By Friday night, the Sweet 16 will be cut in half, with eight teams going home for the season. Which teams will advance to the Elite Eight? Dick Vitale makes his picks.
In part two of a two-part series, Dick Vitale identifies the seven best backcourts in college basketball, starting with the preseason ACC favorites in Raleigh.
In part one of a two-part series, Dick Vitale identifies the seven best frontcourts in college basketball, starting with the preseason player of the year in Indiana.
Dick Vitale's full preseason Top 40 is coming out next week, but he's already locked in his top team for 2012-13: the Louisville Cardinals.
Dick Vitale has known Richard Pitino, son of Louisville coach Rick Pitino, for a while and says the 29-year-old is ready for a head coaching job.