Pitino Has High Praise For Jim Christian


"We were watching the BC/Virginia game, and BC had them on the ropes," said Pitino. "(Virginia coach) Tony Bennett told the announcers that Boston College was the toughest prep that he had this year. And after watching six tapes of Boston College I totally agreed. I don’t say this because I recruited Jimmy. I’m not patronizing him in any way. This young man is going to be a tremendous coach. "His offensive scheme is off the charts," he said. "They do things offensively that great teams don’t do. They isolate you well, they know where to go and who to go at. They move the basketball great, they slip off screens. They are a nightmare to guard. Fortunately for us we played great offense as well."

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