December 19, 2011 - 12:00pm
Disclosure: The author grew up in Massachusetts.
[Editor’s note: Another reason basketball is just bigger in Kentucky is because we allowed a blowhard from Massachusetts to contribute to this package.]
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December 9, 2011 - 1:38am
Senior Guard Chris Smith said Rick Pitino's anger was "justified", despite a 90-60 victory vs IUPUI Wednesday night.
It wasn't pretty. It may have not been what Head Coach Rick Pitino hoped for. But, it was simply good enough.The Louisville Cardinals improved to 8-0 after defeating IUPUI Wednesday night, in front of 20,604 in the KFC YUM! Center. Senior Guard, Chris Smith, scored his 1000th point...
December 7, 2011 - 1:27pm
Editor's Letter: The first time I truly understood that I lived in a basketball state was mid-August, when I tuned to a local sports radio show and heard the host and his guest talking about recruiting. Basketball recruiting.
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December 1, 2011 - 7:42pm
Hey, let's state the obvious: Kentucky is obsessed with basketball. In Texas it's football, New England's got hockey, but here in the Bluegrass we can't get enough hoops. And the laundry list of pro basketball teams that have called the Derby City home proves that beyond a shadow of a doubt.
In past articles I’ve discussed and looked into a few of the professional basketball teams that have been hosted in the Derby City, most notably the Kentucky Colonels who, without question are the most famous.Surely though, one couldn’t think that a city as obsessed with basketball as...
November 18, 2011 - 10:00am
The University of Louisville and University of Kentucky women's basketball teams are suiting up for their upcoming home stands. In honor of that I'm going to take a look at some of the past stars on both teams.
Both University of Louisville and University of Kentucky women’s basketball is in the midst of their first major homecomings. For Kentucky, they continue their homecoming tomorrow taking on Southern Miss. Louisville will open their homecoming series Sunday at two against Xavier.In honor...