Behanan will have to earn way back into Louisville lineup

Pretty impressive those 32 points, 16 rebounds and five steals that earned most valuable player honors for Chane Behanan in leading the University of Louisville basketball team to the NCAA’s West Regional championship last season. Behanan had arrived, making him a big man on campus and

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A New Samardo Samuels Leads Louisville

Something magical happened with Samardo Samuels a few games back. A flash of light. An awakening. A whole new outlook. Different approach to the game. Going from being clumsy and awkward, unable to catch a pass, letting other bigger guys have their way with him,

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Like Louisville Can Still Get Ticket Punched

Here goes an exercise in futility. For the University of Louisville basketball team to get to the NCAA tournament, some unlikely things will  have to occur, including some unbelievable breaks over the next three weeks or so. Meanwhile, here’s a few suggestions: Samardo Samuels —

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Heady Stuff, A Win Over UConn

Just when one has filed a University of Louisville basketball player in the marginal to wasted category, Rick Pitino does his thing, getting inside the player’s head, pointing out the obvious, showing him ways to get better, making him a contributor. Yes, sometimes Pitino must

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Louisville-West Virginia Not Child’s Play

By Tom Stosberg Anybody got some extra flak jackets Samardo Samuels and Terrence Jennings could borrow for a couple of hours? They promise to give them right back after Saturday. One of those puny WWE smackdowns will seem like an afternoon in a church library

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Louisville Absorbing Tough Lessons

Increasingly one gets the feeling that this season is one of preparation for seasons to come. Going chin to chin with the looks-deprived, muscle-bound, blue collars at Pittsburgh was a major challenge for this University of Louisville basketball team. Leading most of the game, mixing

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