All posts tagged "Rick Pitino"

  • NCAA: Pitino did not adequately monitor Andre McGee

    By Kyeland Jackson — The NCAA denied U of L’s defense for men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino, accusing Pitino of not monitoring staffer Andre McGee. NCAA investigators said Pitino tried to delegate away his responsibilities, leading to...

    • Posted March 23, 2017
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  • Men’s basketball must use loss to Michigan as fuel for 2017-2018

    By Dalton Ray– Entering the men’s basketball game against Michigan in the second round of the NCAA tournament, each team had separate roles. U of L was the 25-win team that survived one of the toughest schedules...

    • Posted March 19, 2017
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  • Men’s basketball sent home in second round

    By Dalton Ray– Leading for only eight minutes, seven-seed Michigan upset two-seed Louisville 73-69. The Wolverines used a 45-point second half to shock the Cardinals in Indianapolis. Coach Rick Pitino said his team played well, but fell short...

    • Posted March 19, 2017
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  • Jacksonville State gives men’s basketball the scare they needed

    By Dalton Ray– Even though Louisville is a two-seed in the Midwest Region of the NCAA Tournament, coach Rick Pitino’s team is an inexperienced bunch when it comes to postseason play. Only three members of the team,...

    • Posted March 17, 2017
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  • Men’s basketball overcomes cold feet to bounce Jacksonville St.

    By Dalton Ray– In their first NCAA tournament game since the 2015 Elite Eight, two-seed men’s basketball overpowered 15-seed Jacksonville State 78-63. Senior Mangok Mathiang scored 18 points and grabbed five rebounds in the first round victory....

    • Posted March 17, 2017
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  • Mangok Mathiang shines on senior day

    By Conner Farrell–  The men’s basketball team’s 71-64 win over Notre Dame resembled previous bouts down-to-the-wire nail bitters. On senior day, center Mangok Mathiang walked away with a career-high 18 points. Averaging 6.9 points per game, Mathiang...

    • Posted March 4, 2017
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  • Men’s basketball holds off the Irish on senior day

    By Dalton Ray– Behind big second half performances from junior Quentin Snider and sophomore Donovan Mitchell, eighth-ranked men’s basketball (24-7, 12-6) outlasted No. 19 Notre Dame (23-8, 12-6) 71-64 in a back-and-forth ACC battle. Senior Mangok Mathiang scored...

    • Posted March 4, 2017
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  • Making the case: Men’s basketball reaches the Final Four

    By Dalton Ray– One year removed from being banned from the NCAA tournament, the men’s basketball team enters the 2017 tournament as a two seed. Losing two of their last three games, Louisville will need to shake...

    • Posted March 2, 2017
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    No. 8 men’s basketball stunned on road, loses to Wake Forest 88-81

    By Jeff Milby– The eighth-ranked men’s basketball team dropped their first game against an unranked opponent this season in a 88-81 road loss to Wake Forest. Louisville jumped out to a hot start behind strong efforts from...

    • Posted March 2, 2017
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  • Men’s basketball rolls by Syracuse for a 20-point win

    By Dalton Ray– Bouncing back after a loss to North Carolina, seventh-ranked men’s basketball (23-6, 11-5) used a late first half surge to fly past Syracuse (17-13, 9-8). With the win, the Cards sweep the Orange in...

    • Posted February 26, 2017
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