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?
Fans poured into the streets, rejoiced in dorms, bars and living rooms, and at one point became so raucous that riot police were briefly called in as the city held all-night parties to celebrate the Cardinals’ first NCAA title in a generation.
Luke Hancock’s knack for making big shots was on display well before he transferred to Louisville. But he craved something bigger. He finally got it last night.
Relentless Louisville rallied from a 12-point deficit to beat Michigan 82-76 in the NCAA championship game Monday night.
University of Michigan basketball fans in Ann Arbor took the heartbreaking loss as well as could be expected.
The Drive Monday 4-8-13 – Jim Gray the legendary sports broadcaster joins The Drive to discuss his career, the state of college basketball in relation to the One and Done Rule, and we discuss why Jerry Richardson is so vilified in the Carolinas.