Rick Bozich looks back at the college basketball pre-season predictions and then picks his top players, freshmen and coaches in the AAC, SEC and Big Ten.
Russ Smith picked up first-team All-American honors from The Sporting News, NBC Sports and Bleacher Report today. More figure to come.
Rick Bozich shares his weekly AP college basketball Top 25 ballot -- with a new Number One team this week.
Petrino talked quarterback competition and the arrest of an incoming freshman, among other topics...
Louisville's senior class has done everything the right way during their careers -- and that included Senior Day as the Cardinals overwhelmed UConn, 81-48, getting solid play from all four seniors.
The long-shot automatic bid is the only chance Indiana has of dancing this season.
Kentucky made a second-half run, but couldn't sustain it as No. 1-ranked Florida rolled to a 19-point victory and an unbeaten SEC record.
Eric Crawford shares some personal reflections on the Louisville seniors who will play their final home game on Saturday, and their legacy with the program.
Check out the action from Friday's high school basketball games right here.
The University of Kentucky faces a tall task at No. 1 Florida on Saturday, but it also is a major opportunity to press the 'reset' button on its season, with relatively little pressure.
Luke Hancock says he could not have written a better script for his Louisville career -- and his fellow seniors Russ Smith, Stephan Van Treese and Tim Henderson agree.
Players from the men's and women's teams are showing off the new basketball gear.
Russ Smith had a stomach bug. Chris Jones had an aching heart. SMU didn't have an answer for either guy as Louisville rolled the Mustangs, 84-71, in front of former President George W. Bush.
The momentum Indiana gained from back-to-back home wins over ranked opponents came to a halt with a loss to perhaps the league's most surprising team.
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Rick Pitino talked about John Calipari, Warren Buffett, Larry Brown, Sen. Marco Rubio, Montrezl Harrell and several other topics on the eve of Louisville's game at SMU Wednesday.
The University of Kentucky put just enough pressure on Alabama defensively to get some offense going early in the second half of a 55-48 Senior Night victory in Rupp Arena.
They didn't play much, but Jarrod Polson and Jon Hood lived their dreams at the University of Kentucky, and had a memorable final game in Rupp Arena.
The game was long over, but thousands of fans lined up halfway around the KFC Yum! Center after Monday's senior night loss to UConn. Eric Crawford writes about what this program has come to mean.
John Calipari says he doesn't know if it was his arrogance or the team's arrogance, but at the end of the day, whatever's going on with the team comes back to him as the Cats try to get back in the win column on Senior Day.
Louisville set a school record for attendance, but Connecticut continued it roll toward perfection, defeating the Cardinals, 68-48, Monday night at the KFC Yum! Center.
Louisville and Kentucky are positioning themselves for a meeting in their second NCAA Tournament games. Will U of L fans storm the court if the Cards upset UConn? Time for the Monday Rewind.
Eric Crawford looks at the late-game lapses that have plagued the University of Louisville in their three conference losses this season.
Two weeks after it looked like Indiana was moving into the Wait 'Til Next year part of the season, the Hoosiers upset Ohio State for their fourth win over a Top 25 team this season.
Eric Crawford with five thoughts on UK's stunning loss at South Carolina, and where the Wildcats need to go from here.
Rick Bozich of WDRB Sports shares his weekly vote in the AP college basketball poll. He's got Arizona first, followed by Florida and Wichita State. Louisville and Kentucky slipped on his ballot.
A late run helped the Knights advance past William Jewel Sunday 82-69 at Knights Hall
John Calipari was ejected and Kentucky lost consecutive games for the first time this season as the Wildcats were upset by lowly South Carolina, 72-67, Saturday night in Columbia.
The Cards just can't get to the Hoosiers' ace in the 6-2 loss.
Rick Pitino was irked that his team celebrated after building an 8-point lead with just under five minutes to play at Memphis, but the Cards had more problems than that in a 72-66 loss.
The University of Louisville is 37-7 away from the KFC Yum! Center since the Big East Tournament of 2012. Eric Crawford looks for the reasons behind the Cards' road success.
The University of Louisville released football coach Bobby Petrino's completed contract Friday. He'll receive a base salary of $3.5 million, contingent upon meeting an NCAA Academic Progress rate of 935.
Coach Jeff Walz says that his senior class has helped change the perception of Louisville basketball to a program that expects to be in the top five or top 10 every season.
Kentucky bricked too many free throws and failed to defend. The result? Another overtime loss to Arkansas, the second by the Wildcats to the Hogs this season.
University of Louisville guards Russ Smith, Terry Rozier and Chris Jones are rounding into form just in time for a March run. They combined for 52 points, 14 assists, 9 steals and only one turnover in a win over Temple.
Will Sheehey scored a career-high 30 points and Indiana knocked off another ranked opponent at home in a 93-86 upset of No. 20-ranked Iowa in a rescheduled game at Assembly Hall.
Before the season began, Rick Pitino was worried that his Louisville basketball team would have an issue with turnovers. Pitino does not have that worry any more.
Richard Pitino sat down with WDRB's Eric Crawford to talk about life in the Big Ten, his relationship with his famous father, and whether he'd ever follow in his Hall of Fame footsteps.
Danny Luckett has spent four decades making bats for major leaguers at Hillerich & Bradsby, including a number of Hall of Famers.
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Former Indiana coach Bob Knight will work the Kentucky-Arkansas game for ESPN in Rupp Arena Thursday. That means it is time to remember Knight's Top 10 Kentucky Moments.
The Cardinals started fast with a 4-0 lead after two and never looked back against Eastern Illinois.
A University of Louisville football signee was arrested Tuesday in Florida on the charge that he fathered a child with his 14-year-old cousin.
Rick Pitino made the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame last season, but he's pursuing more milestones; the latest NCAA Final Four odds. Rick Bozich shares his 15 Wooden Award finalists.
The No. 25 University of Louisville women's basketball team won its 17th straight home game with a 73-58 victory over No. 25 Rutgers, and are setting their sights on the season's home stretch.
A pair of losses by Syracuse means there will be a new Number One in college basketball. Most people expect Florida or Wichita State to replace the Orange. Rick Bozich settled on another team.
Bridgewater addressed the media Saturday in Indianapolis, ahead of his Combine workout Sunday.
The Big Ten continues to lead the nation in college basketball attendance. Louisville will make the ACC even stronger, and attendance in the Southeastern Conference continues to decline.
Two school records fell as the U of L men and women claimed the league top spot heading into Friday's session.
Recent comments by Rick Pitino and John Calipari about social media have thrown the subject back into the headlines. Eric Crawford recaps the positions.
Doug McDermott of Creighton is the frontrunner for college basketball's player of the year. The Wooden Award is collecting the names of 15 finalists, but is the race already over?
It may not have been the team's best effort, but Louisville remained unbeaten at home as Shoni Schimmel hit a major milestone.
ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale says that Louisville and Kentucky will be dangerous teams in the NCAA Tournament, but a cut below the top contenders this season.
Click now to find out what you missed during the Feb. 19 edition of Sports Page Live with Rick Bozich and Eric Crawford, then set your calendar for next week's chat at 10:30 a.m.
One day after a metal plate came crashing down in Assembly Hall, the IU women will hit the hardwood.
Russ Smith jumped over Billy Thompson and Wes Unseld into No. 10 on Louisville's all-time scoring list in the Cardinals 80-54 win over South Florida, an unlikely legend now looking to write a memorable finish.
Head coach Dan McDonnell talks about expectations for the season.
Eric Crawford has five takeaways from Louisville's fifth straight blowout victory -- an 80-54 pounding of South Florida.
Kentucky limited Ole Miss star Marshall Henderson to one field goal in the first half -- and from there the Wildcats cruised to a 84-70 victory.