All posts tagged "Rick Pitino"

  • 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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  • Eighth-ranked men’s basketball outlasts Virginia Tech

    By Dalton Ray– Earning their 1,800th win in program history, eighth-ranked men’s basketball (22-5, 10-4)  survived a hot shooting night from the visiting Virginia Tech Hokies (18-8, 6-3), winning 94-90. Tech shot 59 percent from the field...

    • Posted February 18, 2017
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  • Fourth-ranked men’s basketball uses late rally to down Miami

    By Dalton Ray– With the return of junior point guard Quentin Snider, the fourth-ranked men’s basketball team (20-5, 8-4) defeated Miami (16-8, 6-6) 71-66. Snider scored 13 and dished out four assists in his first game back...

    • Posted February 11, 2017
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    Sixth-ranked men’s basketball win big at Boston College 90-67

    By Conner Farrell– Sophomore Deng Adel led men’s basketball past Boston College for Louisville’s third straight conference win. With a career-high 19 points, Adel guided the Cards past the Eagles 90-67. Following the first media timeout, the Cards...

    • Posted February 4, 2017
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  • Rick Pitino and university fight NCAA allegations of ‘failing to monitor staff’

    By Dalton Ray– The University of Louisville and Rick Pitino formally filed a dispute to one of the NCAA’s four allegations handed down in October. According to documents obtained by The Cardinal, U of L and Pitino’s...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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