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Bluegrass Revival
Alexander Wolff
November 23, 1992
A pair of New Yorkers, coach Rick Pitino and forward Jamal Mashburn, have raised Kentucky up from the depths of scandal
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November 23, 1992

Bluegrass Revival

A pair of New Yorkers, coach Rick Pitino and forward Jamal Mashburn, have raised Kentucky up from the depths of scandal

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Pitino coaches the game and Mashburn plays it, just as it was conceived by Rupp and achieved by Issel. And that has made the 700 miles between Lexington and Lexington Avenue, in hoops terms, a gimme. Given that tough times have been commonplace in the commonwealth of late, there's no passing up a gimme.

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