Rick Pitino http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/42495/all en Basketball: Shaken Louisville gain coveted Final 4 berth http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130401/basketball-shaken-louisville-gain-coveted-final-4-berth <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Louisville Cardinals shook off a shocking injury to reserve guard Kevin Ware to beat Duke University 85-63 on Sunday and claim a coveted spot in US college basketball's Final Four.</p> <p>The Cardinals reached the semi-finals of the national tournament for the second straight year with the win over perennial powerhouse Duke, whose coach Mike Krzyzewski guided the US men's team to Olympic basketball gold in Beijing and London.</p> <p>But the young players and Louisville coach Rick Pitino had to set aside their dismay after Ware suffered a gruesome broken leg in the first quarter.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130401/basketball-shaken-louisville-gain-coveted-final-4-berth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Kentucky National Basketball Association Rick Pitino AFP Mon, 01 Apr 2013 04:15:04 +0000 5798390 at http://www.globalpost.com Basketball: Louisville captures US college crown http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/basketball-louisville-captures-us-college-crown <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Luke Hancock scored 22 points to lead the Louisville Cardinals over the Michigan Wolverines 82-76 on Monday in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men's basketball final.</p> <p>A Cardinals squad inspired by a gruesome broken leg suffered by reserve guard Kevin Ware in a quarter-final triumph completed their championship run in Ware's hometown before a Georgia Dome crowd of nearly 75,000 spectators.</p> <p>"It's not about me," Ware said. "These are my brothers. They got the job done. I'm so proud of them."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/basketball-louisville-captures-us-college-crown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Louisville, Kentucky National Basketball Association Rick Pitino AFP Tue, 09 Apr 2013 05:16:33 +0000 5806126 at http://www.globalpost.com Louisville captures US college crown http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/louisville-captures-us-college-crown <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Luke Hancock scored 22 points to lead the Louisville Cardinals over the Michigan Wolverines 82-76 on Monday in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men’s basketball final.</p><P>A Cardinals squad inspired by a gruesome broken leg suffered by reserve guard Kevin Ware in a quarter-final triumph completed their championship run in Ware’s hometown before a Georgia Dome crowd of nearly 75,000 spectators.</p><P>“It’s not about me,” Ware said. “These are my brothers. They got the job done.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/louisville-captures-us-college-crown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association Rick Pitino Sports in Louisville, Kentucky Asianet Tue, 09 Apr 2013 18:04:14 +0000 Asianet 5808003 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Payton, Pitino inducted into Basketball shrine http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130908/nba-payton-pitino-inducted-basketball-shrine <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Nine-time NBA All-Star Gary Payton and college coaching great Rick Pitino were among the class of 2013 inducted Sunday into the Basketball Hall of Fame.</p> <p>Payton, who was also a nine-time NBA All-Defensive Team selection and the 1996 Defensive Player of the Year, spent 17 years in the NBA, playing for Seattle, Milwaukee, the Lakers, Boston and Miami.</p> <p>He averaged 16.3 points and ended his career ranked fourth all-time in steals with 2,445 and eighth in assists with 8,966.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130908/nba-payton-pitino-inducted-basketball-shrine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gary Payton National Basketball Association Rick Pitino AFP Mon, 09 Sep 2013 03:26:18 +0000 5928104 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Lehigh at Minnesota http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131108/preview-lehigh-at-minnesota <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Golden Gophers, who have won 24 straight home openers, will be more of an up-tempo team with Pitino at the helm and transfer point guard DeAndre Mathieu is a key to that. “Our style of play is going to wear you down because we play fast and we practice fast,” Mathieu told reporters after the second exhibition Monday. Lehigh, which beat Duke in the 2012 NCAA tournament, has won 20 games the last two seasons but lost its top three scorers.</p> <p>TV: 8 p.m. ET, ESPN3</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131108/preview-lehigh-at-minnesota" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association Rick Pitino Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Nov 2013 12:50:53 +0000 5983807 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Montana at Minnesota http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131112/preview-montana-at-minnesota <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Minnesota looks to improve to 2-0under new coach Richard Pitino when it hosts Montana in anon-conference matchup Tuesday. The Golden Gophers had no trouble intheir opener, an 81-62 win over Lehigh on Friday. The Bobcats will bemaking their regular-season debut following a 25-win season in2012-13.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131112/preview-montana-at-minnesota" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Minnesota National Basketball Association Rick Pitino Thomson Reuters Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:24:32 +0000 5986887 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Hartford at Louisville http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131119/preview-hartford-at-louisville <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Second-ranked Louisville will continue a string of early-season games against inferior competition Tuesday when it hosts Hartford. The defending national-champion Cardinals have yet to be challenged, and likely won't be until the calender turns to December or perhaps even January. Rick Pitino's team has won by an average margin of 31.7 points against College of Charleston, Hofstra and Cornell, and a similar result is expected against the Hawks.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131119/preview-hartford-at-louisville" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Louisville, Kentucky National Basketball Association Rick Pitino Thomson Reuters Tue, 19 Nov 2013 15:50:47 +0000 5993591 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Fairfield vs. Louisville http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131123/preview-fairfield-vs-louisville <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>No. 2 Louisville plays its first game away from its home court when it takes on Fairfield in the second semifinal game of the Hall of Fame Tipoff on Saturday afternoon at the Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, Conn. No. 19 North Carolina and Richmond play in the first semifinal game with the winners to play in the championship game Sunday afternoon. The two losing teams will also play on Sunday in a third place game.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131123/preview-fairfield-vs-louisville" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association Rick Pitino Sports in Louisville, Kentucky Thomson Reuters Sat, 23 Nov 2013 12:36:17 +0000 5997968 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Syracuse vs. Minnesota http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131125/preview-syracuse-vs-minnesota <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>No. 7 Syracuse and Minnesota will put their undefeated records on the line when they meet Monday on the opening day of the Maui Invitational. Both teams struggled against inferior opponents last week; the Orange trailed for most of the second half Monday against St. Francis (N.Y.) before pulling out a 56-50 victory and the Gophers sneaked by with a 10-point victory Tuesday against Coastal Carolina. Minnesota will face its first tough test of the season against Syracuse, which moved from the Big East to the Atlantic Coast Conference this season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131125/preview-syracuse-vs-minnesota" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Rick Pitino Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:22:52 +0000 5999416 at http://www.globalpost.com Syracuse 75, Minnesota 67 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131125/syracuse-75-minnesota-67 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updated: CORRECTS Cooney FG attempts in 2nd graph CORRECTS 11 to six in 5th graph)</p> <p>No. 7 Syracuse 75, Minnesota 67: C.J. Fair scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Orange won their opening game at the Maui Invitational.</p> <p>Trevor Cooney contributed 15 points on 5-for-12 shooting from 3-point range for Syracuse, which will play California in Tuesday’s semifinals. Tyler Ennis and Jerami Grant contributed 12 points apiece for the Orange (5-0).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131125/syracuse-75-minnesota-67" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association Rick Pitino Thomson Reuters Tue, 26 Nov 2013 02:06:07 +0000 5999937 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Cincinnati at Louisville http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140130/preview-cincinnati-at-louisville <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Even as it sits atop the standings and holds the best overall record in the league, No. 15 Cincinnati seems to be an afterthought in the American Athletic Conference title race. The Bearcats look to change that when they travel down I-71 and across the Ohio River to face No. 7 Louisville on Thursday. The Cardinals have won four straight since suffering their lone conference defeat against Memphis, and two of those victories have been 39-point blowouts.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140130/preview-cincinnati-at-louisville" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest National Basketball Association Rick Pitino Shooting guards Thomson Reuters Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:53:42 +0000 6057069 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Manhattan vs. Louisville http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140320/preview-manhattan-vs-louisville <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updated: ADDS TV)</p> <p>Louisville coach Rick Pitino texted Manhattan counterpart Steve Masiello to congratulate him after the Jaspers earned a bid into the NCAA tournament with their Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title. Now, the legendary Pitino will square off against his former assistant as the defending national champion battles upstart Manhattan in the second round of the Midwest Regional on Thursday in Orlando, Fla. Masiello served as an assistant under Pitino for six years with the Cardinals.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140320/preview-manhattan-vs-louisville" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association Rick Pitino Sports in the United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:12:06 +0000 6100142 at http://www.globalpost.com Louisville 71, Manhattan 64 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140321/louisville-71-manhattan-64 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Louisville 71, Manhattan 64: Luke Hancock scored eight of his 16 points in the final 1:53 as the defending national champion Cardinals escaped against the Jaspers in the NCAA tournament in Orlando.</p> <p>Russ Smith had a game-high 18 points and Montrezl Harrell contributed 12 points and 13 rebounds as fourth-seeded Louisville (30-5) advances to face Saint Louis in Saturday’s Midwest regional round of 32. Chris Jones tallied 11 points as the Cardinals used a late-game charge to stave off the upset bid.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140321/louisville-71-manhattan-64" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association Rick Pitino Steve Masiello Thomson Reuters Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:52:15 +0000 6101557 at http://www.globalpost.com