Tag Archives: Rick Pitino

5 problems in college basketball that aren’t really problems at all
November 11, 2017

Smart college basketball experts like Jay Bilas and Fran Fraschilla have recently written treatises about how to cure college basketball.  The unfortunate truth that renders their well-intentioned thoughts unnecessary is that it isn’t sick. Rick Pitino’s ouster at Louisville, indictments against assistant coaches, shoplifting in China, and academic fraud at North Carolina have coaches piously posturing and […]

Top nine truths about Louisville Basketball, prostitution, and Rick Pitino
March 15, 2016

Louisville is good enough to play and succeed in the NCAA Tournament scheduled to begin Thursday, but they are nowhere to be found in the bracket you fill out because they screwed up. Specifically, the University of Louisville self-imposed a postseason ban for 2016 because Katina Powell, a Louisville prostitute, revealed that she and others were […]

No Way Louisville Can Be Denied Tonight against John Calipari and Kentucky
March 28, 2014

by Kent Sterling With every word out of John Calipari’s mouth at the Midwest Sweet Sixteen in Indianapolis, I lost more faith in humanity.  During a time when honesty matters less and less in government and business, Calipari is setting a course for the sub-basement where truth is not acknowledged as a concept. His assessments […]

Billy Donovan: The Most Underrated Coach in College Basketball.
February 8, 2014

By Bert Beiswanger That headline sounds kind of odd, doesn’t it? How can Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan be the most underrated coach in college basketball? How can Florida be the most underrated program (not just this year, but overall program) in college basketball? My son texted me a couple of weeks ago to let […]

2013 NCAA Championship Game – I’ll Take Louisville Over Michigan
April 8, 2013

by Kent Sterling After two-and-a-half weeks of craziness, the matchup between Louisville and Michigan is hardly an upset.  Louisville was the overall top seed, and Michigan was a millimeter away from a putback dropping to tie Indiana for the regular season Ben Ten Championship. Tonight at 9:23p, the Cardinals and Wolverines will play 40 minutes […]