Scott Padgett dreams of coaching Big Blue

Scott Padgett - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.comBorn and raised in Louisville, was recruited to by in 1994, but it wasn’t until the 1997-98 season that Padgett gained stardom as starting power forward under first-year coach Tubby Smith.  Diehard can recall the road to the national championship in 1998 where Padgett hit a go-ahead three pointer to cap a 17-point comeback in the regional finals game against Duke, advancing the “Comeback Cats” to the Final Four.

 

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