KSTV asks: What if Rick Pitino never left Kentucky?

05/23/2016 06:17 PM

Rick Pitino was on top of the college basketball world in the mid 1990s. After resurrecting UK’s program in the early ’90s, Pitino led the Wildcats to a national championship in 1996 and then a runner up finish in 1997. Rick Pitino left UK to coach the Boston Celtics after the 1997 season. The Wildcats won the championship in 1998, but wouldn’t see another title for over a decade after that. Many fans still wonder to this day what would have happened if Rick Pitino never left Kentucky. TJ and Bradley discussed. Check it out:

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton Abernathy is the producer for KSTV. A recent graduate from the University of Kentucky with a degree in journalism, Clayton covered UK sports throughout his four year college career for various radio and television stations, including an internship with KSTV last summer. He is passionate about UK sports, and loves to apply that passion to his work every day. He loves to eat, run, explore nature, jam with his buddies, and play basketball and golf on the weekends. You can follow Clayton on Twitter @Abernathy_cn2.


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