Speaking of karma....Hoosier fans still happy over Sampson?
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Having lived through Kentucky's own problems/probation I will certainly refrain from kicking IU when they're down. I will say that I really don't like it that I have huge man-crushes on both the Indiana and Tennessee coaches, and if I still had any affection left for Pitino, I think they would deport me from the state (if most UK fans would come to the 'Ville to actually remove me).
All of that being long-windedly said, buck up IU fans. You've got a great coach, some hungry kids and will have a lot of fun watching an exciting team rebuild over the next few years. Certainly hope it's not at UK's expense for wins or recruits, but I've been there and it does get better!
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I'll give the Raps credit, it was clear that O'Neal didn't have anything left in the tank and they were smart to cut their losses quickly rather than keep him for the rest of the season and waste the whole year.