Rick Pitino and his team captains (minus Montrezl Harrell) previewed Manhattan Wednesday in Orlando, Fla.. Pitino talked a lot about his former assistance that are now head coaches with teams in the tournament (there are five of them). He commented on one-and-dones and of course Louisville’s seeding.
Russ Smith talked about how he grew up with a lot of the players on Manhattan. Both Hancock and Smith seem ancious to see what this tournament has in store for them.
Tip off is at 9:50pm on TNT Thursday night. Louisville is a 12 point favorite.
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