HS BASKETBALL | Jo Griffin ready to be the next great walk-on at Louisville

03/02/2017 08:30 AM

Louisville basketball fans are very familiar walk-on guard David Levitch. The U of L senior has earned valuable minutes this season, and is regularly praised by Rick Pitino for his pass-first mentality.

Levitch went to high school in Oldham County, and in a recent trip to one of his alma mater’s basketball game, noticed a player he thought had college potential.

Levitch than advised the Cards coaching staff to check out South Oldham guard Jo Griffin. Rick Pitino took Levitch’s recommendation, watched Griffin play, and offered him a preferred walk-on spot with the Cards. As Gary Fogle explains, the decision for Griffin was a no-brainer.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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