Originally written January 11, 2012 on The Cardinal Connect:
Rick Pitino has forgotten more about the game of basketball than most of us will ever know. As frustrated as we are with him right now, I think that’s a fair statement. However, I know I am not the only one who sometimes questions a lot of the decisions he makes. We’re not able to see the players in practice every day. Therefore it’s a little unfair for us to assume that we know which players should and shouldn’t receive the most playing time. But sometimes it gets a little frustrating when it appears that there is young talent on the bench that is not being utilized. I didn’t expect Zach Price or Angel Nunez to be key pieces to this year’s team. With the experience returning at both of their positions I thought it would be tough for either to get valuable playing time. 17 games into the season Angel Nunez has logged 28 total minutes, while Zach Price has logged 41. Although I didn’t expect them to be big contributors, I did expect them to get more minutes than that. This team is ve...
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