Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals received announced some surprising an unfortunate news on Monday afternoon. Just a few months after rejoining the UofL staff, associate head coach Ralph Willard will take indefinite medical leave of absence from the program to address an unspecified health issue. Willard was officially hired in April after former assistant Wyking […]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville says assistant coach Ralph Willard will take an indefinite medical leave of absence from the program to address an unspecified health issue. Cardinals director of basketball operations David Padgett has been moved into an assistant coach's position to replace Willard, a 39-year veteran who rejoined Rick Pitino's staff in April. Willard guided Louisville...
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Andy Lyons | Getty Images Rick Pitino’s coaching tree is vast, expansive, and its roots stretch far and wide. NCAA men’s basketball coaching is absolutely littered with former Pitino protégées. Former player turned coach, Andre Mcgee, is reportedly up for a position at UMKC. McGee blossomed into quite the outstanding young coach during his brief time spent on the...
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