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Rick Pitino

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  • AAC Notes: Different Worlds For Rick Pitino, Larry Brown

    MEMPHIS – For one Hall of Fame coach it was business as usual, maybe a little better. For the other it was a harsh dose of reality. Rick Pitino and Louisville advance. Larry Brown and Southern Methodist go home and wait. "I kind of had it in my...
  • Huskies Get A Workout Against Cardinals' Zone

    MEMPHIS — The game had broken down, the Huskies were down by 20, so only so much can be read into it. But it was a good chance for the Huskies to get more work against Louisville's zone defense, with it's pressure and match-up properties. In that...
  • Louisville Too Much For UConn

     Louisville Too Much For UConn
    MEMPHIS — Louisville took home the trophies the Huskies had been eyeballing, and there is no substitute for that. UConn brought back items less tangible — confidence, self-esteem, things that seemed lost a week ago. The Huskies, now, can...
  • Zero Respect: NCAA Shows What It Thinks Of AAC

    Zero Respect: NCAA Shows What It Thinks Of AAC
    STORRS — The last time the UConn basketball team missed the NCAA Tournament in successive years was 1988-1989. Bill Clinton was still governor of Arkansas. The Red Sox were still cursed. And the "Lethal Weapon" sequels had only reached 2, on their...
  • NCAA Women's Tourney Overview: Can Anybody Knock Off UConn?

    Like most selection days in NCAA women's basketball, the focus from around the country was fixed on Storrs. Unbeaten UConn, the No. 1 team in the country, will begin its title defense at home before journeying to Lincoln, Neb. Around the country,...
  • NCAA brackets: Scribble-drive helps get to a winner

    NCAA brackets: Scribble-drive helps get to a winner
    The NCAA tournament starts Tuesday in Dayton and ends on a Monday near Dallas. Among the 68 teams, none from Indiana made it, but one from North Dakota did. The race is on to reach four regional hubs: Anaheim, Indianapolis, Memphis and New York. Will your...
  • Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold

    Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold
    College basketball season is over, but some of us are loath to let go. So before gazing ahead to next season and diving into summer recruiting, some numbers and observations from yet another compelling NCAA tournament. **Rather than marvel at an...
  • March 15, Where It All Started [We Know The One Team UConn Can't Beat]

    March 15, Where It All Started [We Know The One Team UConn Can't Beat]
    In this column that appeared in The Courant on March 16, 2014 - after UConn's loss to Louisville in the AAC tournament final - columnist Jeff Jacobs went out on a limb. Read on! MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The basketball ended up in Montrezl Harrell's...
  • Maryland target Kenny Johnson joins Louisville staff

    Maryland target Kenny Johnson joins Louisville staff
    Maryland's attempt to lure highly-touted recruiter Kenny Johnson back to his alma mater has proven to be unsuccessful. A source in College Park confirmed late Monday that Johnson, a 1999 Maryland graduate, had taken an offer to join Rick Pitino’...
  • Babcock knows he'd better get Virginia Tech basketball hire 'right'

    Babcock knows he'd better get Virginia Tech basketball hire 'right'
    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech basketball boasts a lavish practice complex, committed administration and a five-year stretch in which the Hokies hovered near the top of the ACC. But when measured by the sport's most precious commodity, Tech ranks last...
  • Picking U.Va. to make Final Four amid ACC-Atlantic 10 spat

     Picking U.Va. to make Final Four amid ACC-Atlantic 10 spat
    Mike Krzyzewski is fond of referring to the basketball gods, seemingly mystical forces that produce irresistible storylines and results, especially in March. Well, when the gods punch the clock for the opening week of the NCAA tournament, here's hoping...