Archive - Nov 10, 2011 - Sports Article
Theyâ€™ve spent the past eight weeks working hard and overcoming some tough league opponents for the right to play in a meaningful game on Veteranâ€™s Day weekend.
For neighboring schools Tolman, Cumberland, and St. Raphael, that weekend has finally arrived, and the meaningful games that they will participate in will be their quarterfinal-round games of the Division II playoffs.
Rick Pitino, sage that he is, shared this little anecdote at last monthâ€™s Big East media day â€“ one that illustrates the waves new Providence College head coach Ed Cooley is making on the recruiting trail.
â€śHeâ€™s already attracting â€¦ he beat us out on a player recruiting-wise,â€ť said Pitino point blank, his eyes lighting up as if they were filled with fire. â€śI would have said, when it got to Providence and us [Louisville], he would have had no shot in getting this player, but Ed got him. So heâ€™s already made an impact.â€ť