three years after career low point, Pitino back on the top

  • 2012/03/31(土) 11:02:33

Prior to the Large East tournament, Louisville coach Ron Pitino told his gamers they'd an option.

Keep playing exactly the same way and Louisville was basically guaranteed of creating another first-weekend exit in the NCAA tournament, just like it had yesteryear 2 yrs.

Turn things around, and also the Cardinals had an opportunity to make a move special.

"He virtually told us the ball is within our court," senior Chris Cruz stated. "Everyone is good therefore we don't have any excuses. We are able to make our very own dreams become a reality.Inch

The 4th-seeded Cardinals, who face top-seeded as well as in-condition rival Kentucky on Saturday evening for any place within the NCAA title game, aren't the only real ones taking pleasure in another act.

Almost 3 years after an extortion situation uncovered the untidy particulars of his private existence and left his buttoned-lower status in tatters, Pitino is on the top from the training world again. Louisville is in the ultimate Four the very first time since 2005 after what's unquestionably among the finest training jobs of Pitino's career.