’92 squad lifted program out of probation shadow

Unforgettables
Unforgettables

“Weep no more, my lady, Oh, weep no more today!”  At 10 a.m. Friday, May 19, 1989, the gave basketball a reason to cry, as sanctions were handed down for rules violations in the preceding years.  Less than a week later, on June 1, were given a reason to weep no more: was hired as the new head coach for the Cats, and charged with restoring the program to the basketball Mecca it had been. Pitino would do just that, coaching to an Championship and three Final Four appearances, fielding some of the most talented teams of all-time.

 

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