CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim once hired Louisville’s Rick Pitino as an assistant, coached against North Carolina’s Roy Williams in a national championship game and served as an assistant to Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski for two gold medal-winning Olympic teams.
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.
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?
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.
Rick Pitino, who will coach Louisville in the NCAA championship game Monday night, is among seven people elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
The season that none of us could predict is set to give us a title game that none of us will forget.
Hitting To All Fields: Thoughts On Passing Of Reid Flair, Keep Your Head Up Kevin Ware, MLB Season 2013 Is Here
First and foremost, on behalf of everyone here at CBS Radio Charlotte, I would like to send my condolences and prayers to Ric Flair, great friend of WFNZ, on the passing of his 25-year old son Reid. No Parent should ever outlive their child.
Even with limited drama—none of the regional finals were particularly thrilling—the NCAA Tournament is a wonderful thing, the perfect blend of fairness and unpredictability.
Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.