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 is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.


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