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Rick Pitino Says Players Should Be Allowed To Skip College

It's only been since 2006 that high schoolers were banned from jumping straight to the NBA, so it's not as if the current system—which has mainly supplied a series of one-and-dones—has inertia on its side. But basketball programs want more: the Pac-12 presidents have pitched the Power Five on making all freshmen… » 3/22/15 1:03pm 3/22/15 1:03pm

Report: Dismissed Louisville Basketball Player Threatened Girlfriend

Louisville basketball player Chris Jones—who was suspended from the team, reinstated, and finally dismissed yesterday—allegedly threatened to hit his girlfriend last week, according to a University of Louisville Police Department report obtained by Insider Louisville via an open record request. The police report was… » 2/23/15 8:46pm 2/23/15 8:46pm

North Carolina Knocks Off Fifth-Ranked Louisville On Acrobatic Layup

Nineteenth-ranked North Carolina defeated fifth-ranked Louisville in this wild finish in the Dean Dome. UNC's Marcus Page made an acrobatic layup to take the lead, but fell into the stanchion and photographers, forcing his team to play defense 4-5 for the final 8.5 seconds of the game. But Louisville wasn't able to… » 1/10/15 4:44pm 1/10/15 4:44pm

Montrezl Harrell Ejected For Throwing Punch, Making Contact With Ref

Shit kind of hit the fan near the end of the first half of today's Louisville-Western Kentucky game. After a post-rebound scrum between the two teams, Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell tried to throw a punch, and apparently hurt a referee in the process. Shortly after, head coaches Rick Pitino and Ray Harper were… » 12/20/14 1:24pm 12/20/14 1:24pm

Louisville And Kentucky Pregame Scuffle Includes Bobby Petrino

Louisville and Kentucky's football teams aren't as good as their basketball brethren, but that doesn't make the in-state rivalry any less heated. Before today's Governor's Cup showdown—and Kentucky's penultimate shot at getting the sixth win necessary to become bowl eligible—things got a little lively, with players… » 11/29/14 12:32pm 11/29/14 12:32pm

Jameis Winston Throws Terrible Interception, Then Forces Fumble

Jameis Winston's a star athlete in two sports, but it looks like the reigning Heisman winner could play both ways on the gridiron, too. Here's the Seminoles QB making a truly regrettable decision, then making up for it by forcing the fumble. He's still got a two-touchdown deficit from which to dig his team, though. » 10/30/14 9:32pm 10/30/14 9:32pm

Kentucky Fan Living In Louisville Dorm Is Expertly Shamed By Neighbors

This, from Reddit's college basketball subreddit, is a shining example of how college dorm residents should deal with neighbors who are fans of a rival team. Louisville may have been bounced from the tournament by Kentucky this year, but this coordinated act of shaming just about makes up for that. » 4/08/14 3:44pm 4/08/14 3:44pm