Originally posted on Louisville Card Game  |  Last updated 11/1/12
With Tom Jurich at his side, Rick Pitino spoke several minutes during his press conference the other day about what a special place the University of Louisville is to coach basketball. On and on he went, concluding that he wouldn’t want to coach anywhere else but Louisville. At that point, retired TV sportscaster Bob Domine interjected, “Can you two take this act down the block and talk to Charlie?” Charlie Strong, of course, the object of speculation for nearly every SEC coaching vacancy needing to be filled during the off season. Jurich paused reflectively, “I think Charlie gets it, I really do. Deep down in my heart, I think Charlie gets it. I really do. He’s wise.” Unfortunately, the next question was about the terms of Pitino’s new five-year contract, depriving UofL fans of further elaboration from Jurich. Admittedly, there wasn’t much more he could have said because only Charlie Strong can decide what’s best for him and his family. Jurich has said he would match any offer and make
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