What a difference a week makes. Seven days after suffering a stunning loss at home to Belmont, No. 24 North Carolina celebrated an upset of its own, topping No. 3 Louisville 93-84 in the Hall of Fame Tipoff Tournament.
Baylor’s Bryce Petty is probably on the outside looking in on the Heisman Trophy, but a trip to New York for the ceremony is well within reach.
Teddy Bridgewater may be one of the best quarterbacks in the nation, but his best bet to become Louisville’s first Heisman Trophy winner in school history will come from putting up huge numbers and seeing other candidates take a stumble.
Mac Attack: 10/02/13: Louisville Head Coach Rick Pitino joined the guys to discuss his new book about life and basketball, the Kevin Ware injury, how his team handled the title win, and much more
The Drive Tuesday 4-9-13 – Friend of the show Bruce Pearl joins us once again to to recap the National Championship game from last night. We also discuss Rick Pitino’s legacy as the only coach to win two Championships at two different schools, what teams he sees as being able to make runs next year like Wichita st did this year, and where he see’s himself coaching in the next few years.
ESPN’s Jay Bilas: “Rick Pitino Is Definitely One Of The Best Coaches That’s Ever Walked The Sideline”
The Drive Tuesday 4-9-13 -Jay Bilas talks with The Drive about where Rick Pitino now sits on the Mount Rushmore of college coaching, how the level of officiating has dwindled in the past few years during the tournament, and we get his thoughts on the president of the NCAA Mark Emmert.
Most pundits expected Louisville to be in the national championship game, but no one expected Luke Hancock to play an important role.
But he sidestepped one big question — Will he return to Michigan next season?
The preseason No. 2 team finishes 35-5 and wins 16 in a row to close the season, culminating with a national championship. No dominant team in college basketball this year?
Relentless Louisville rallied from a 12-point deficit to beat Michigan 82-76 in the NCAA championship game Monday night.