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Today officially begins the end of the Pitino era. For better or for worse, the board unanimously voted to begin the process of terminating his contract. What do you think about this latest development?
Eric Crawford with WDRB released the letter that Rick Pitino received on Wednesday, notifying him of his suspension. You can see the full letter below.
Rick Pitino had a brief phone call with the Courier Journal’s Jeff Greer, in which he continues to say he is an innocent bystander in the FBI’s investigation of bribery in college basketball. Pitino also mentions that he hopes this team wins the national championship and he loves them, and David Padgett. David was announced as the interim head coach on Friday evening. He also disclosed that he has left for Miami and plans on selling his house here in Louisville. You can read the full conversation below.
Terry Meiners shared a text message that Rick Pitino sent him this week. Rather you believe he should be gone or not, you can tell how much he misses the sport already.
Dick Vitale has figured out how to use Periscope kind of and spoke on his good friend Rick Pitino. Today, he spoke to Rick Pitino, and Rick had some interesting things to say. With no surprise to anyone. Listen for yourself, and then let us know what you think.
Some of the current and former players of the University of Louisville Men’s Basketball team, have come forward to show the world what Rick Pitino meant to them.
"Let your family and close friends be the judge of who you are as a person, don't worry about being judged by others who don't know you because your family and close friends know what you are all about"- Rick Pitino.. I will always respect what you have done for me, and you will for ever be my coach! ✊🏽✊🏽
Words can't describe the love and respect I have for my coach. This is a terrible day for me, card nation and everyone else close to the Pitino family. I just heard the news and it breaks my heart. This man taught me a lot of life lessons and helped me to become a better player and man. I will always stand by my coach. Now for the players affected by this that had nothing to do with it keep your heads held high this to shall pass. To the fans sorry you all had to endure the negativity surrounding our University that you all love and respect.
Following yesterday’s news, Rick Pitino is no longer the head coach of the University of Louisville men’s basketball team. He has been placed on non-paid, administrative leave. The likelihood of his return, does not look high at this time.
Eric Crawford with WDRB has laid out the contract details for Rick Pitino regarding what his future could look like.
If you haven’t bought your tickets for the 2017/2018 UofL Men’s Basketball season, you still have time. Here is how to do so:
College Basketball is right around the corner. While it feels like we have just settled into football season, we have a little over a month before basketball is happening as well. Myron Medcalf with ESPN.com sat down and dreamed up the rivalry games the sport needs. That WE need. Take a look and let us know what you think about them.
Rick Pitino has never been shy to share his opinions on the one and done rule that the NCAA and NBA have put in place. It is just not for him. But Coach Pitino has met with Marty Smith with ESPN and mentions that he believes the one and done will be a thing of the past within the next two years. You can see the full interview below.
The celebrity guest picker for today’s ESPN College Gameday is the University of Louisville’s men’s basketball coach, Rick Pitino!
The University of Louisville Men’s Basketball team has scheduled their very first Pro Day for October 7th as reported by Evan Daniels with Scout.com. It will be divided up into two practices and head coach Rick Pitino has already said they will be extremely athletic practices. He also believes he has 5 or 6 legitimate first round picks coming off this year’s team. The Cards are ranked 6th heading into the season by CBS Sports.
Cardinals Forever, Russdiculous, STV, Wichita and Lukeeeeeeeee all had dinner with Coach Pitino tonight at Jeff Rubys. There is a reason the 2013 team was so special to so many people, and those four guys are a huge part of it.
The University of Louisville Men’s Basketball team announced on Thursday that they will have an exhibition game against Simmons as well as a $30,000 investment by Adidas through 2019.
We are all use to the hyperbole that is Coach Pitino talk. Best shooter I’ve ever seen, hardest working team defensively I’ve ever seen, etc. I for one believe that he is being honest with this talk. Today Jeff Greer wrote up a story on the Basketball teams Summer progress that sounded like vintage Pitino talk.
“There’s not one guy on the team I’m unhappy with,” Pitino said. “For this time of year, that is extremely unusual.
Not one guy he’s unhappy with. If that’s true then I for one am pumped for the upcoming season. Regardless is good to get out of this dead season & into some good ol’ Coach Pitino Talk.