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  1. Best backcourts in college basketball

    Miles Simon

    Although every title contender needs a strong interior presence, it's equally important to have an elite backcourt that can be counted on each night. Take last season, for example. Louisville coach Rick Pitino relied heavily on veteran guards Peyton ...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  2. Embiid in discussion for No. 1 overall pick

    Jeff Goodman

    When Louisville coach Rick Pitino told me in July that Kansas had a legitimate chance to have the top two picks in June's NBA draft, I thought he was nuts. Let's face it, Pitino wasn't exactly stellar when he was in charge of personnel decisions ...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  3. Pitino signs four ESPN 100 prospects


    Louisville coach Rick Pitino announced the signing of four ESPN 100 players on Friday. Leading the way for the Cardinals is small forward Shaqquan Aaron (Seattle/Rainier Beach) along with point guard Quentin Snider (Louisville, Ky./Ballard), power...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  4. Louisville focusing on local prospects

    Dave Hooker

    Louisville coach Charlie Strong is focusing on local prospects.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  5. Ten players who are better than you think

    Mike LaPlante

    I remember reading an interview with Louisville coach Rick Pitino over a decade ago where he said that with all the new recruiting restrictions in place there were no more great recruiters because you can't out work anyone anymore as everyone gets th...

    Blog | Conversation | August 05, 2011
  6. On posts, posteriors and playing for posterity

    Rebecca Lobo

    ST. LOUIS -- Some coaches will say they are surprised their team is playing in the Final Four. Some, like Louisville coach Jeff Walz, will admit they are "shocked" to be here. Some try to alleviate pressure by minimizing the magnitude of the games. ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2009
  7. Pitino: Caracter to transfer

    Quick hitters for Wednesday: • Louisville coach Rick Pitino said in a text message Tuesday night that sophomore Derrick Caracter will transfer now that he withdrew from the NBA draft. Pitino did not know where Caracter might transfer, but h...

    Blog | Conversation | June 18, 2008
  8. Petrino focused on having Louisville ready for Big East

    Joe Bendel

    It's a brand new league with BCS opportunities for Louisville and Bobby Petrino is sure the Cards are ready.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2005
  9. Pitino mum on playing Tigers

    Andy Katz

    Even though Louisville is moving to the Big East, its heated rivalry with Memphis might not lose any luster.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2005
  10. Scout's Take: Donovan Mitchell to Cards

    Reggie Rankin

    ESPN 100 shooting guard Donovan Mitchell (New York, NY/Brewster Academy, NH) has committed to the Louisville Cardinals while on his official visit over finalists Boston College, Florida State, Providence and Villanova. He gives head coach Rick Pitino...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  11. Scout's take: ESPN 60 SG Allen to Florida

    Reggie Rankin

    Five-star shooting guard KeVaughn Allen has ended his recruiting and committed to Florida over Arkansas, Baylor, Connecticut, Memphis, Mississippi State, Louisville and others, giving coach Billy Donovan the No. 27 overall player in the 2015 ESPN 60....

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  12. Scouting Friday's Louisville Cardinals-Kentucky Wildcats matchup ...

    Fran Fraschilla and Seth Greenberg

    Fran Fraschilla and Seth Greenberg provide scouting reports for Friday's Kentucky-Louisville matchup.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2014
  13. Scout's take: Mahmoud to Louisville

    Paul Biancardi

    One of four remaining ESPN 100 players is now off the board as No. 69 Anas Osama Mahmoud, a 7-foot-1 center, has committed to Louisville. A native of Egypt, he came to the United States in September and it didn't take long for college coaches to star...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  14. Recruits react to Grantham's departure

    Derek Tyson

    Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham is leaving the school to take the same position at Louisville, Bulldogs coach Mark Richt confirmed on Sunday. The move surprised many people, including a few Georgia commits and targets. The No. 1-ranked...

    Blog | January 12, 2014
  15. Poona Ford decommits from Louisville

    Gerry Hamilton

    While a decommitment has been expected, defensive tackle Poona Ford (Hilton Head, S.C./Hilton Head) has officially backed off his verbal commitment to the Louisville Cardinals Hilton Head High head coach B.J. Payne confirmed. "Poona Ford has deco...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  16. Mixed emotions on Petrino's hire at UL

    Jared Shanker

    Bob Beatty asked if the reports were true. Was Bobby Petrino indeed coming back to Louisville? When told that Cardinals athletic director Tom Jurich confirmed the reports on Wednesday night, Beatty, the immensely successful coach at Louisville (Ky...

    Blog | January 09, 2014