Found October 31, 2013 on The Cardinal Connect:
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While there is certainly enough on the plate of Louisville fans, CBS columnist Gary Parrish ponders who might replace coach Rick Pitino upon retirement. Parrish attempts to find successors for Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim, Duke’s Mike Kryzweski, North Carolina’s Roy Williams, as well as Pitino. When speaking about a possible successor to the Cardinals coach Parrish suggests that Louisville will either look down his coaching tree or look down the family tree. “If Steve Masiello’s career takes off, might the current Manhattan coach/former Cards assistant get a call? Smart would obviously also make a lot of sense here, and he’d have to listen. But the ideal plan, I think everybody agrees, is for Richard Pitino to succeed at Minnesota so that he could be in a reasonable position to succeed his father when the time comes. Whenever that time comes.” While Pitino announced he would retire in 2017, Parrish believes (I concur) that this is no longer the case. Parrish also suggests Shaka Smart as a...
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