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Friday, September 4, 2015

Articles tagged: Rick Pitino

Rick Pitino compares D’Angelo Russell to Magic Johnson

The NBA Draft is on Thursday. And while it’s anyone’s guess at this point who will end up where, one thing is for sure. D’Angelo Russell won’t have to wait long to hear his name called. Russell was Big Ten Freshman of the Year this past season and a First Team All-American after averaging 19…Read More

Rick Pitino on Louisville: We’re not a great team this year

Rick Pitino was proud of his team for beating UC Irvine on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament despite a scare, but he’s not delusional about his squad’s abilities. After the Cardinals squeezed out a 57-55 win that came down to the final seconds, Pitino was interviewed by TBS and acknowledged that…Read More

Rick Pitino raves about Kentucky with great quote

Kentucky is an awesome, historically-good college basketball team, and nobody may be higher on them than Rick Pitino. Though Pitino coaches the rival Louisville Cardinals, he had plenty of praise for the Wildcats when speaking about them on Tuesday. He even cracked a great line saying that their toughest opponent is probably their reserve players….Read More

Rick Pitino embarrasses student reporter for no reason (Video)

Rick Pitino was very disappointed after Louisville was bounced from the ACC Tournament on Thursday at the hands of a 70-60 loss to North Carolina, so he decided to take it out on a student reporter. Before opening things up for questions, Pitino said in his opening remarks that the Cardinals “went cold” when North…Read More

Rick Pitino: Russ Smith doesn’t understand scouting by other teams

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino says there is one more thing star point guard Russ Smith needs to work on to improve his game. Smith shot 3-for-10 and committed 7 turnovers in Louisville’s win over Saint Louis in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. Quick Rick, talking about Smith’s shaky game, says…Read More

Rick Pitino: Steve Masiello gave one of the best coaching jobs ever

Remember how Rick Pitino was all complaining about his Louisville squad having to face Manhattan in the first round of the NCAA Tournament? It turns out his concerns were extremely well founded. Manhattan gave Louisville a heck of a run and was even winning with 2:35 left in the game before the Cardinals pulled away…Read More

Rick Pitino says Louisville should be a No. 1 seed

Louisville is ranked No. 5 in the country and just ran through the American Athletic Conference Tournament, but they’re not in strong consideration to receive a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament this year. Coach Rick Pitino thinks that should change. Pitino believes the Cardinals deserve a 1 seed rather than the 2 or…Read More

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