UofL BASKETBALL | Why Rick Pitino's Autograph Means More To One Fan

03/17/2017 11:09 AM

Louisville fan Abby Simpson lost her “basketball buddy” in February 2013. Her buddy, was her grandfather, Rick Adcock- a fellow UofL die-hard. One of the last things they got to do together? See Louisville play in person.

Her first March Madness without her grandfather, Louisville won it all. The following Christmas, Simpson got a commemorative basketball. Her goal has been to get her “second favorite Rick”, Rick Pitino, to sign the ball.

In Indianapolis for the first round of the tournament, Deng Adel and Anas Mahmoud made that a reality.

Spectrum News caught up with Abby right after the fact:


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