INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rick Pitino appreciates being back in the NCAA Tournament, maybe more than ever.
One year after Louisville opted for a self-imposed postseason ban, the two-time national championship coach has his second-seeded Cardinals poised to make a potentially deep run.
Last season: 23-8, did not participate in postseason due to a self-imposed ban resulting from a sex scandal.
Coach: Rick Pitino.
Conference: Atlantic Coast.
Who’s gone: F/C Chinanu Onuaku, G Trey Lewis, G Damion Lee.
Who’s back: ...