Pitino hearing Calipari's footsteps
Before his 1992 University of Massachusetts team got set to play Kentucky in the Sweet 16, wunderkind coach John Calipari was asked about the comparisons being made between himself and Wildcats mentor Rick Pitino.
"He wears Gucci shoes," the 33-year-old Calipari said. "I wear itchy shoes."
Seventeen years later, Pitino can hear the footsteps. Stomping Tuesday afternoon into the place Pitino once dubbed "Camelot" was the guy some at UMass used to call "Little Ricky." ...
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