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  1. Billy Kennedy hasn't taken any shortcuts en route to Texas A&M --...

    Pat Forde

    Billy Kennedy didn't fall off a famous coaching tree. The man whose path to Texas A&M included 12 stops considers a high school girls basketball coach his biggest influence.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2011
  2. Rick Pitino tabs Butler to beat UConn

    Pat Forde

    HOUSTON -- Rick Pitino is the only coach in America who has beaten the two teams that will play Monday night for the national title. His Louisville Cardinals walloped Butler 88-73 way back in mid-November. The Cardinals were 2-1 against Connecticu...

    Blog | April 04, 2011
  3. 2011 NCAA national championship game: Rick Pitino tabs Butler Bul...

    Pat Forde

    Rick Pitino, whose Louisville Cardinals were the only team to beat both UConn and Butler this season, thinks the Bulldogs have an edge over a fatigued Huskies team.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2011
  4. Bracket Impressions: Pat Forde

    Pat Forde

    Rapid-fire reactions to the bracket: Before we get into this, someone please check on Seth Greenberg. Make sure he is in a safe place. I'm mostly joking, but not completely. Now, if I'm Ohio State coach Thad Matta, I tell the boss this when he ...

    Blog | March 13, 2011
  5. Despite bizarre finish, Louisville hangs on

    Pat Forde

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Overachievement has been a group effort this season at Louisville. There have been contributions from everyone, and I do mean everyone. That includes a male cheerleader who got into the act Sunday against No. 6 Pittsburgh. Wi...

    Blog | February 27, 2011
  6. Louisville F Rakeem Buckles out for season with torn ACL

    Pat Forde

    Louisville sophomore forward Rakeem Buckles will miss the remainder of the season after tearing the ACL in his right knee, coach Rick Pitino told Sunday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2011
  7. NBA Finals 2010: Rajon Rondo picks Kentucky over indifferent Loui...

    Pat Forde

    Rajon Rondo never was Louisville's first priority because Rick Pitino wanted Sebastian Telfair. He got neither.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2010
  8. Halftime: Louisville 35, Georgetown 29

    Pat Forde

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Halftime thoughts from Louisville 35, Georgetown 29. Louisville senior point guard played his best half of the season. Edgar Sosa drove to the basket, shot from the outside and passed deftly to teammates, producing 13 points,...

    Blog | February 23, 2010
  9. Louisville offers assistant job to Holy Cross coach Ralph Willard...

    Pat Forde

    Louisville head coach Rick Pitino has offered his vacant assistant position to Holy Cross head coach Ralph Willard, a source close to the situation told

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2009
  10. Rick Pitino accuser Karen Sypher finds herself in eye of storm

    Pat Forde

    Despite a FBI probe and a media circus surrounding her, the woman at the center of the alleged extortion of Rick Pitino isn't going quietly.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2009
  11. NCAA tournament: Rick Pitino, Tom Izzo meet for the first time

    Pat Forde

    At long last, two of the pre-eminent coaches in the game -- Rick Pitino and Tom Izzo -- will match wits, wardrobes and signature playing styles.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2009
  12. NCAA tournament: Louisville firing on all cylinders

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Another Rick Pitino Sweet 16 beatdown in full effect. The Louisville Cardinals are firing on all cylinders -- and by all cylinders, I mean extending five deep into the bench -- and obliterating Arizona at halftime 49-28. Pitino is w...

    Blog | Conversation | March 27, 2009
  13. NCAA tournament: Rick Pitino still perfect in Sweet 16

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Arizona interim coach Russ Pennell is coaching in his first Sweet 16 game. He just so happened to draw the coach with the best record at this stage of the tournament in history. Rick Pitino is an astonishing 8-0, and, truth be told,...

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2009
  14. NCAA tournament: Pitino and Izzo address Arizona rumors

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Coaches at the Midwest Regional were asked ticklish questions Thursday -- about their interest in other jobs. First, Louisville coach Rick Pitino on being a possible candidate for the job at the school he's facing Friday, Arizona: "...

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2009
  15. NCAA tournament: Bizarre season for Russ Pennell and Arizona Wild...

    Pat Forde

    An Arizona season that began in chaos has become one of the better feel-good stories of the year. Although he knows it will come to an end, interim coach Russ Pennell is enjoying the ride.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2009
  16. Who are the Bill and Hillary, K-Fed and Brit couples of college h...

    Pat Forde

    In honor of Valentine's Day, The Minutes breaks down all the good, bad and ugly of college hoops relationships past and present. Can you feel the love?

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2008