UofL BASKETBALL | Rick Pitino sees his team making great strides offensively

03/15/2017 05:00 PM

The University of Louisville men’s basketball team is less than 48 hours away from playing in the NCAA Tournament, and as a no. 2 seed, are positioned pretty well to go far.

But as good as Louisville has been, and as many quality wins the team has in the regular season, there are still a handful of examples of the team getting a lead and then collapsing and losing. Most recently it was in the ACC Tournament when Louisville lost to Duke after earning a double digit lead in the second half.

But that tendency is not an issue for Louisville coach Rick Pitino. He says the team has made drastic improvements recently and will be in great shape entering the big dance.

Louisville tips off around 2:30 on Friday against no. 15 seed Jacksonville State.

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 or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. 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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