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

Kevin Ware, who you probably remember from that gruesome broken leg two years ago while playing in the Final Four with Louisville, is returning to the NCAA tournament with the Georgia State Panthers, Sun Belt Conference champs. » 3/15/15 3:15pm 3/15/15 3:15pm

Louisville's Chris Jones Charged With Rape

Louisville guard Chris Jones, who was suspended, reinstated, and finally dismissed from the team in the span of five days, faces charges of raping one woman and sodomizing another. A warrant has been issued for Jones's arrest. » 2/26/15 8:35am 2/26/15 8:35am

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

Louisville Basketball Player Dismissed Days After Being Reinstated

Louisville announced the dismissal of point guard Chris Jones today, two days after the starter was reinstated, and six days after Jones was originally suspended. » 2/22/15 4:33pm 2/22/15 4:33pm

Louisville's Strength And Conditioning Coach Is Uncomfortably Intense

This is Ray Ganong, the strength and conditioning coach for the Louisville men's basketball team, and he a goddamn maniac. » 2/06/15 4:35pm 2/06/15 4:35pm

Bobby Petrino Is Still Scum

Bobby Petrino's coaching career has been a series of escapes. Not even one year after signing a 10-year extension with Louisville, he jumped to the Atlanta Falcons; bailed on the NFL after 13 games; went to Arkansas, where got the boot after wrecking his motorcycle with his mistress on the back; hopped to Western… » 2/05/15 1:05pm 2/05/15 1:05pm

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

Rick Pitino Tried His Best Not To Embarrass Savannah State

"I tried everything," Pitino said of attempting to avoid running up the score in Louisville's 87-26 win over Savannah State. "We played four white guys and an Egyptian." » 11/25/14 9:57am 11/25/14 9:57am

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

This Clemson Fan Somehow Got On The Louisville Bench


I don't know who this man is or how he found his way onto the Louisville bench, but it looked like he was reluctant to leave. Those Cool Zone fans must be pretty great. » 10/11/14 6:19pm 10/11/14 6:19pm

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

Kevin Ware Is Transferring From Louisville

Almost one year ago today, Kevin Ware became a household name as the Louisville player who suffered quite possibly the most stomach-turning injury ever recorded. Ware exited the court on a stretcher during Louisville's eventual win over Duke to advance to the 2013 Final Four. With Ware as a rallying point, the… » 3/29/14 4:19pm 3/29/14 4:19pm

Kentucky Beats Louisville, Has Most Orderly Couch Fire Ever

In the early morning Saturday, a few hours after Kentucky stormed back to beat Louisville 74-69 and advance to the Elite Eight, we received this video. It appears to be a single couch burning in the middle of the street along with several—I'd say...15, 20?—revelers chatting around the blaze. With it, came the… » 3/29/14 9:17am 3/29/14 9:17am