After An Absolute Rock Fight In The Georgia Dome, Louisville Knocks Off Wichita State With The Help Of A Phantom Jump Ball

Down 12 with 13:15 remaining, Louisville clawed back with defense that changed the game's atmosphere from "celebratory" to "panic attack," and hit just enough shots to surpass a Wichita State team whose game plan gradually fell apart in the final minutes. Of course, the comeback might not be the story of one the best… »4/06/13 9:08pm4/06/13 9:08pm

Russ Smith's Fourth-Grade Highlight Reel Is Interrupted By A Bat-Wielding Crazy Woman

There's a lot to like in the recent Daily News profile of Louisville's Russ Smith: An unmistakable product of New York, Smith was raised in East Williamsburg, coached in Queens by the late legend Jack Curran at Archbishop Molloy, played for an AAU team in the Bronx, and came out of the experience brazen, charming and… »4/06/13 10:15am4/06/13 10:15am

Reports: Kentucky Students Are Burning Things, Getting Pepper Sprayed After Beating Louisville

Did you guys hear? Lexington is "burning" and the students are "rioting" after Kentucky dispatched with Louisville in the first game of the Final Four. Just look at the crazy scene above. It's your typical city burning/students rioting situation: "at least three" burning couches, overturning cars and maybe burning… »3/31/12 10:54pm3/31/12 10:54pm

25 Years After Run With Providence, Rick Pitino And Billy Donovan Fight Each Other For Final Four Berth

The built-in storyline for this afternoon's Louisville-Florida game is the connection between the two head coaches. In 1987, Rick Pitino coached a Providence team, lead by point guard Billy Donovan, to the Final Four by exploiting the new rules-change that created the three-point shot. There are several stories »3/24/12 3:37pm3/24/12 3:37pm

Former Louisville Basketball Player Breaks Leg In Most Horrific Way Possible (Video)

Edgar Sosa, a former Louisville guard who's now playing for John Calipari's Dominican Republic team in the FIBA Americas Championship, broke his leg after going up for a shot in a game against Panama today. There's video here of the break itself and a look at the totally unnatural state of Sosa's shin, but be… »9/05/11 2:45pm9/05/11 2:45pm

As With Many Things, Rick Pitino Pulls Out Of Puerto Rican Coaching Job After Brief Flirtation

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino announced today that he will not coach the Puerto Rican national basketball team, citing conflicts with his duties at the University of Louisville. The job would have taken him away from the Louisville campus during the fall for a tournament in Brazil, and the NCAA would not allow… »4/27/11 12:45pm4/27/11 12:45pm