Tag Archives: Rick Pitino

Rick Pitino talks, and says exactly what is expected of a self-immersed coach
February 21, 2018

There is an extreme and nauseating arrogance that infests the marrow of some coaches.  Not all coaches embrace a heightened sense of their own importance, but some do. They believe the university that employs them would cease to exist without their presence.  Many learn through absurd self-centered exploits they are simple employees – generously paid employees, but employees […]

Louisville fans need to wise up about the NCAA, and just who erased its history
February 20, 2018

The NCAA is not some patriarchal and autonomous authority figure that governs college athletics.  It’s a member organization that self-polices. So if you are a Louisville fan upset by the NCAA Committee on Infractions rejection of the appeal of findings that employee(s) of your University provided inexpensive prostitutes for players, recruits, and family members, get mad at […]

5 problems in college basketball that aren’t really problems at all
November 11, 2017

Smart college basketball experts like Jay Bilas and Fran Fraschilla have recently written treatises about how to cure college basketball.  The unfortunate truth that renders their well-intentioned thoughts unnecessary is that it isn’t sick. Rick Pitino’s ouster at Louisville, indictments against assistant coaches, shoplifting in China, and academic fraud at North Carolina have coaches piously posturing and […]