July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
When it looks like you're out, Rick Pitino's Cardinals bring you back in. Three straight wins and now the we're talking about March Madness. If the past is any indication, UofL is set for a tough and fulfilling February.
After three straight wins, the axles on the UofL bandwagons are getting a workout as a steady stream of naysayers are jumping back aboard. During that late December/early January slide that saw the Cardinals lose 5 of 7 games, Louisville fans went from apoplectic to apathetic. Coach Rick Pitino...
January 18, 2012 - 2:32pm
"With a team that’s lost five of seven games, any win gives the fans hope," says UofL fan Nick Coffey, who operates TheCardinalConnect.com. But those wins are getting harder to come by for UofL basketball coach Rick Pitino. The season is in free fall and the fan base is starting to erode.
How far has the Louisville Cardinal basketball “brand” fallen? Consider this headline from the Washington Post: ‘Louisville rebounds from blowout with close loss at Marquette.’ Yes, the national perception of UofL basketball is that losing is considered a “rebound....
January 12, 2012 - 3:27pm
UK and Louisville may have bid goodbye to a perfect season, but three other NCAA teams in the Bluegrass State are hanging on to an undefeated record.
The Indiana Hoosiers knocked Kentucky from the undefeated ranks in December. Georgetown followed suit a few weeks later by handing Louisville it’s first loss of the season. Still, the basketball mad Bluegrass State can boast THREE undefeated NCAA teams.
January 3, 2012 - 9:15am
Calipari hints the traditional "home" game at Freedom Hall may come to an end if fans don't show. If the school puts a halt to future games there, it can only blame itself.
UK basketball coach John Calipari’s checklist for the week: Beat Lamar into the ground but not be happy about it…check (after the 86-64 win on December 28th, Calipari said he “wasn’t in a great frame of mind”). Next on the list: beat rival Louisville for a third...
December 31, 2011 - 7:20am
It's here. The day that the Commonwealth circled on the calender at the beginning of the year is finally upon us. #3 Kentucky will faceoff against #4 Louisville in game of epic proportions. How will it play out? Click away & Find out!