Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 6/21/12
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Rick Pitino sat down for a brief interview with ESPN’s Andy Katz on Tuesday night. Topics of the interview include the chance the go to back-to-back Final Four’s, the health of the team, Syracuse and Pitt leaving the Big East, and the late addition of Montrezl Harrell. Here is an excerpt. Andy Katz: What’s the toughest part of going to consecutive Final Fours, doing it with Kentucky and now trying to do the same with Louisville?  Rick Pitino: It depends on the situation of the team. When I was at Kentucky [in 1996 and '97], we were rebuilding the second year so it was a surprise. This past year at Louisville we didn’t expect to go, but now we have high expectations to go and do it. I think this time will be tougher than it was at Kentucky. At Kentucky it was totally unexpected, but this time it will be expected. It’s hard to have a Final Four that will be expected.  AK: After dealing with a rash of injuries last season, how healthy is your team heading into the summer?  RP: We’re ...
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