Louisville hires Hargrave's Kevin Keatts

Updated: April 28, 2011, 12:27 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Louisville Cardinals coach Rick Pitino has hired longtime Hargrave Military Academy coach Kevin Keatts as an assistant with the Cardinals.

Keatts went 262-17 in 10 seasons at Hargrave, winning two national prep championships. Hargrave turned out 103 players who signed Division I scholarships during Keatts' tenure. Five of his former players are in the NBA.

Pitino praised Keatts for his potential as a recruiter. Keatts joins a revamped Louisville staff that includes Richard Pitino and former New Mexico assistant Wyking Jones, who were hired Tuesday.


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