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Pitino impact might be more substance than style

Updated: April 8, 2013, 7:29 PM ET
Associated Press

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By DAVE CAMPBELL

AP Sports Writer

MINNEAPOLIS -- Richard Pitino is less than half of Tubby Smith's age.

That alone has brought a seismic shift for the Minnesota basketball program, with last week's takeover by the 30-year-old Pitino. The energy of youth can always bring positive change, but the impact of Pitino's arrival could prove to run deeper than that.

For all of the inconsistencies the Gophers revealed during ...

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