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Pitino's edge over Calipari

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08:17 AM ET 03.27 | There are enough storylines to fill papers from here until June when it comes to Kentucky-Louisville in the Final Four. Begin with the fact that [John Calipari and Rick Pitino] don't like each other. ... [Kentucky is] so heavily favored to win it all that Calipari has spent most of March trying to deflect the pressure of those great expectations off his players and directly on his shoulders. But psychologically, Pitino seems to hold a decisive advantage because he knows the territory. He won big at Kentucky. He gave the folks there a national title before he left for the NBA, while Calipari so far has only given them a string of one-and-done lottery picks and lots of SEC championship hardware, but so far no national titles.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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March 27, 2012  08:45 AM ET
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I am hoping we beat that turncoat Pitino, I really do!!!!

I hope they both lose! Is that possible? ;-)

March 27, 2012  08:47 AM ET
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that's it you worthless piece of old dried up dung. clog up the site. You are a waste of air you retired cook. colonel of the kitchen or latrine.

****.

March 27, 2012  08:47 AM ET
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****.

Doesn't like that....use your imagination.

March 27, 2012  08:47 AM ET

Mornin' troll quad.

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March 27, 2012  09:13 AM ET

Watching this game is like rooting for the lesser of two evils. On the one hand you have a coach who leaves his prior employers on probation and perverts the very essence of collegiate athletics with his one and done players and on the other hand you have a coach who cheated on his wife by having relations with a women on or under a restaurant table.

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March 27, 2012  09:16 AM ET

Kentucky seemed to display another level of athleticism above everyone this weekend. Go Buckeyes Go, and meet Kentucky in the championship game.

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