Found July 31, 2013 on The Cardinal Connect:
Jeff Goodman, a college basketball Insider for ESPN recently surveyed more than 200 college coaches and got their thoughts on who the most feared assistant coaches are on the recruiting trail. In an Insider article on Wednesday afternoon, Goodman ranked the top 21 most feared assistant coaches based on the feedback he got from the college coaches. Louisville assistant Kevin Keatts came in at No 3. 3. Kevin Keatts, Louisville It hasn’t taken the former Hargrave Military Academy prep school coach long to make his mark at the college ranks. He had a fairly brief stint as an assistant at Marshall, but he’s already pulled Montrezl Harrell, Luke Hancock, (transfer from George Mason) Chris Jones, Terry Rozier and Anton Gill in his first three seasons under Rick Pitino. He also helped the Cards land a pledge from highly ranked guard JaQuan Lyle. Without Keatts getting Hancock and Harrell, Louisville doesn’t cut down the nets last season. It’s no secret that Kevin Keatts has had a major role...
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