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 1:03pm3/22/15 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 8:46pm2/23/15 8:46pm

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 1:24pm12/20/14 1:24pm

Louisville Beats Villanova, Hangs With Bill Clinton

Fourth-ranked Louisville rolled over Villanova, a 74-55 trouncing that was both expected and cursory. It sets up a final four showdown with Notre Dame tonight, while Syracuse and Georgetown face off again in the other semifinal. While the Big East tournament isn't dead, it will be different. The current configuration… »3/15/13 9:00am3/15/13 9:00am

Why Exactly Do Rick Pitino And John Calipari Hate Each Other?

Louisville vs. Kentucky, by far the more compelling game in this year's Final Four, tips off at just after 6:00 p.m. this evening. There are a few reasons why this game has more going for it than Ohio State vs. Kansas (including not being Ohio State vs. Kansas), but none more interesting than the in-state rivalry and… »3/31/12 1:14pm3/31/12 1:14pm