ORLANDO, FL --- The defending national champions are about to begin their title defense, and there is no shortage of storylines.

In case you missed any of Wednesday's coverage on WDRB News from the Cards open practice and media sessions, click on the links below to watch them all (plus advanced previews of Thursday's Louisville content):


WDRB News at 4

The Pitino coaching tree stretches into all 4 regions - CLICK HERE

The Cards arrive at Amway Center in Orlando - CLICK HERE


WDRB News at 6:30

Louisville reacts to the 4-seed - CLICK HERE


WDRB News at 10

Louisville trendy pick to repeat as champion, heavy favorite vs. Manhattan - CLICK HERE

Pitino and Manhattan's Steve Masiello (former Pitino assistant) bother by game - CLICK HERE


Thursday Bonus Stories

Pitino watches former assistants as fans; Donovan/Masiello forever grateful - CLICK HERE

Montrezl Harrell's emergence after Chane Behanan's dismissal - CLICK HERE

Louisville Big Dance 1st timers; Jones, Rozier, and Mathiang - CLICK HERE