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Kentucky Advances, Beats Louisville 69-61

Wildcats had overflowing athleticism in a 69-61 victory over Louisville in the national semifinals Saturday night.

03/31/2012

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Rothstein Files: Calipari, Torre Exude Similarities In High-Profile Positions

Only one person has been in the type of high-profile position in sports that John Callipari is in and handled it with such poise, and that was Joe Torre when he was manager of the New York Yankees.

03/31/2012

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Rothstein Files: Calipari-Pitino Showdown Highlights The 2012 Final Four

Rick Pitino and John Calipari have met before in the Final Four — it was 16 years ago in 1996 when Pitino was at Kentucky and Calipari was at Umass — but this is different.

03/26/2012

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The Final Four Is Set

The Final Four is set. Kentucky will play Louisville and in the other semifinal, it will be Ohio State and Kansas.

03/25/2012

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Louisville Beats Florida 72-68, Reaches Final Four

Cardinals finished the game on a 23-8 run for a 72-68 victory over Donovan’s stunned Florida team.

03/24/2012

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Rothstein Files: Saturday’s NCAA Primer

The Buckeyes have gotten tremendous play in the NCAA Tournament from lefty forward Deshaun Thomas and they’ll need him to be at his apex on Saturday against the Orange’s 2-3 zone.

03/24/2012

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Cardinals Hold On To Beat Bearcats, Win Second Big East Championship

Louisville withstood a closing run by Cincinnati for a 50-44 victory Saturday night that gave the Cardinals their second Big East tournament championship.

03/11/2012

Jordan Theodore

Seton Hall Falls To Louisville At Big East Tourney, NCAA Bid Very Much Up In The Air

Peyton Siva had 14 points and six steals, and Louisville held off Seton Hall 61-55 on Wednesday night to reach the Big East tournament quarterfinals, leaving the Pirates to sweat out Selection Sunday as they hope for an NCAA tournament bid.

WFAN–03/07/2012

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Triche, Joseph Lead Syracuse Past Louisville

Brandon Triche scored 18 points, Kris Joseph added 11 in the final home game of his career, and second-ranked Syracuse beat No. 19 Louisville 58-49 on Saturday.

03/03/2012

Syracuse's C.J. Fair

No. 2 Syracuse Stuns No. 19 Louisville In Final Minutes

C.J. Fair scored 13 points and No. 2 Syracuse scored the final six points of the game to beat No. 19 Louisville 52-51 on Monday night, snapping a seven-game losing streak against the Cardinals.

WFAN–02/13/2012

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

They might feel like the 1990s Buffalo Bills to some, but if you watch the Bulldogs play, you’ll have a greater appreciation for what they do on the basketball court.

WFAN–02/13/2012

Head coach Mike Rice of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights gestures from the bench during the game against the St.Johns Red Storm during the second round of the 2011 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament presented by American Eagle Outfitters at Madison Square Garden on March 9, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Rutgers’ Rice Ejected In Loss To Louisville

Behanan hit his first 10 shots on the way to a career-high 23 points to go with 11 rebounds and Louisville beat Rutgers 78-66 on Saturday for its fourth straight Big East victory.

WFAN–02/04/2012

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Parise: Pitino’s Nightmare Is A Cool-ey Memory

Ed Cooley grew up in Providence watching Rick Pitino and his beloved Friars advance to the 1987 Final Four. Fast forward 25 years and Cooley’s first ever Big East win as head coach of Providence is against Rick Pitino and his 14th ranked Louisville Cardinals.

01/11/2012

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates during their 69-62 win over the Louisville Cardinals at Rupp Arena. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Some people told me I was crazy when I made that statement prior to Kentucky’s win over Louisville on Saturday but when you watch “MKG” play, it’s tough not to see why he’s more valuable than anyone else in college basketball.

WFAN–01/02/2012

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops

The annual showdown between hated rivals Louisville and Kentucky comes at high noon on New Year’s Eve on the heels of the Cardinals’ Big East opening game loss at home to Georgetown.

12/30/2011

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