Local news for Dec. 29. 2011
Louisville Basketball Head Coach Rick Pitino annouced Tuesday that when his contract ends in 2017, he will no longer be coaching at the University of Louisville.
The #4 Louisville Cardinals (11-0), somehow found a way to notch a win Tuesday night in the KFC YUM! Center against College of Charleston(9-2), 69-62. Kyle Kuric led the way for the Cards with 19 points and 8 boards. Louisville's record now stands at 11-0, their best start in over 25 years.
Tip off is tonight at 9 p.m. and the game will be televised on ESPNU.
Local news for Dec. 20, 2011
Whatever started the backing-and-forthing between Louisville's Rick Pitino and Kentucky's John Calipari--a rumor spread on the recruiting trail? questionable gamesmanship during a Final Four matchup? coiffure envy? -- doesn't matter anymore.
At University of Louisville women’s basketball games, I sit where I can watch head coach Jeff Walz. All by himself, he is worth the price of admission. He gets excited. About everything. If basketball is a dance, he is the prima ballerina — arms in the air one moment, hands on hips the next. Lips twisted for a growl. Shouting, shouting, shouting! Yet when U of L made a video of him inviting students to use the school’s new online course-evaluation program, he read from a script. Way boring.
The game is Saturday, Dec. 17 at 4 p.m. and will be televised on CBS.
The 6'5 Freshman Guard from Conyers, GA., was orginally denied fall admittance at Louisville. However, he eventually met the NCAA eligibity requirments and joined the Louisville Cardinals Basketball Team Wednesday. Who is Kevin Ware and How will he help the Cardinals in 2011-2012 Basketball season? Read and find out.
Senior Guard Chris Smith said Rick Pitino's anger was "justified", despite a 90-60 victory vs IUPUI Wednesday night.
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.
The IUPUI Jaguars will look for the its first ever win over a ranked opponent when they travel down I-65 Wednesday to the KFC Yum! Center.