It was a Thursday afternoon in March during one of the biggest events in the state of Kentucky, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association state basketball tournament. Rumors started flying around Rupp Arena that Tubby Smith was in route to Minnesota to take the University of Minnesota head-coaching job. The moment that became fact, everything related to the tournament became anti-climactic.
June 1, 2007
Matt Walls met with Louisville coach Rick Pitino and the Scott County (Ky.) unsigned senior guard had an offer to play for the Cardinals. However, he spurned the former NBA coach and various other high-major programs to play for a new Conference USA coach.
April 24, 2007