Rick Pitino

Reebok Classic Breakout at Philadelphia University

Independent Philly was front and center on the opening day of the Reebok Classic Breakout 2014, held at Philadelphia University from July 9th through 11th. The competition got underway on Wednesday for the 142 top ranked high school basketball players in the land, all of whom are there to showcase their talents and catch the […]

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Villanova Stuns #5 Louisville, Has Cardinals Seeing Red

For the fourth straight game, the Villanova Wildcats led their opponent at halftime. However, unlike the previous three games (all losses), the Wildcats, despite falling behind the Cardinals 52-46 with under nine minutes left, rallied to upset the 5th ranked Louisville Cardinals 73-64 at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday evening. Villanova took a 30-28 […]

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Villanova vs. Louisville: Wildcats Devour Cardinals for 10th Straight Win

The 7th ranked Villanova Wildcats, with balanced scoring from its starting five, beat the 18th ranked Louisville Cardinals 88-74 in a scintillating Big East match-up at the Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday evening. The Wildcats had four players in double figures led by Corey Stokes who finished with 23 points. Stokes was ably aided and abetted by Mouphtaou Yarou with a […]

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Villanova vs. Cincinnati: Wildcats Bear Down to Move to 3-0 in Big East

The Villanova Wildcats (14-1 overall, 3-0 Big East) outclawed the previously unbeaten Cincinnati Bearcats (15-1 overall, 2-1 Big East) 72 -61 on Sunday afternoon at the Pavilion. For the Wildcats, it was their ninth straight win and their 45th consecutive win at the Pavilion. Corey Fisher had a monster first-half  scoring 20 points, including three […]

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