Rick Pitino sounds stressed

Rick Pitino

Rick Pitino’s stressful summer (see: Sypher, Karen) is poised to become a even more stressful 2010-11 season as braces for a so-so campaign. Junior forward Jared Swopshire is out at least six weeks with a “sports hernia-type injury.” Freshman guard Russ Smith broke a bone in his right hand and is out 7-11 weeks. The latest blow came when the ruled freshman forward Gorgui Dieng ineligible, leaving the Cardinals with 11 healthy scholarship players.

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