Pitino torn between five candidates for assistant coaching spot

Rick Pitino still needs one more assistant basketball coach at the University of Louisville  after announcing the addition of Richard Pitino, Jr. and Wyking Jones to his staff Tuesday. He’s undecided on the third choice. Pitino said Tuesday he is trying to decide between five

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Back to the future for Louisville basketball

“What’s going on here, Bob?” Surprising silence from the all-knowing TV color announcer, obviously not quite believing what he was seeing. Another Kyle Kuric dunk, another roof-rattling roar from the crowd, happening so quickly, Louisville basketball going up by 28 points at the time. Along

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Pitino plays sympathy card and Louisville escapes DePaul

The message from Rick Pitino before the game was that his team wasn’t getting better, just hanging on, trying to keep things together, despite all the overachieving, the comebacks, the surprising road wins and somehow being in the thick of the Big East race. Strange

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Georgetown overcomes Louisville’s expectations

Expectations were getting a little inflated, what with all the recent comebacks and skin-of-the-teeth wins. No matter what Rick Pitino may say about hating to lose. Louisville’s 62-59 loss at Georgetown providing a touch of reality, putting those frenetic basketball wins in perspective. UofL has

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Another day at work for Louisville basketball

Not much surprises one after decades of following University of Louisville basketball, not even a heart-stopping improbable 79-78 double overtime win at UConn. UConn with a six-game winning streak, fifth-ranked nationally, playing at home where it was 11-0 this season, with all-everything Kemba Walker running

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