Oh, believe me, I know. I was surprised when I heard it. But that one player must have been a handful, and that may have necessitated the extra attention--and ultimately, his removal from the program.BottenFieldofDreams wrote:If it wasn't clear, that does come as a surprise to me. Especially that Pitino would come around himself.
And to be clear, grad assistants and others were doing most of the checking. But he did show up when he had to.
I've taught a few players from different sports and activities, including baseball, volleyball, swimming, men's soccer, track, field hockey, and even cheerleading. None of their coaches ever showed up, but none had to--all of the students were great.