Not So Fast With Basketball
Fans in a big rush to get to basketball season might want to bide their time.
Watch for some furrowed eyebrows after the Louisville-Bellarmine basketball game Nov. 4. The game will just be an exhibition. But Bellarmine will be hungry, and Rick Pitino’s U of L teams have been notorious for their slow starts.
Anyone remember aÂ 94-92 squeaker over Georgetown College two years ago? Fans of the NAIA school sure haven’t. Georgetown will be back, too, on Oct. 28.
Bellarmine is a couple of notches higher, playing Division II basketball. A win over U of L would be a major milestone for the Newburg Road school. Former U of L assistant Scott Davenport’s team is ranked No. 1 nationally in pre-season polls.
Pitino, meanwhile, will be in the process of replacing three impact players. His team may be a little awkward getting out of the starting gate again.
[stextbox id=”custom”]A John Wooden autographed basketball, a Mickey Mantle autographed baseball, a Walter Peyton autographed jersey, a LeBron James autographed jersey …
These are among hundreds of incredible items that will be included in the 21st annual Louisville Sports Auction on Monday, Nov. 2 at The Inn Place (formerly Clarion Hotel) at 9700 Bluegrass Parkway. A silent auction begins at 6 p.m., live auction at 7:45 p.m.
Admission is free. Proceeds will benefit the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.[/stextbox]
2 thoughts on “Not So Fast With Basketball”
Go Knights! Looking forward to the Bellarmine-U of L game…
Not everyone is in a “Big Rush” to see basketball season start.
After our infamous coach’s tryst at Porcini’s and Dr Ramsey’s and Tom Jurich’s lack of backbone to do anything at all to him , I wish it never begin.
Once again it will show a national audience how little moral fortitude U of L fans and more importantly U of L administrators have.
Would any other faculty member still be here ?
A great lesson for the youth who attend.
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