Jack Leaman's Legacy Can Be Felt Tonight In Indianapolis - UMass Athletics
Jack Leaman's Legacy Can Be Felt Tonight In Indianapolis
Around 9:45 pm Eastern Time tonight, Kentucky and Louisville will meet in an NCAA Tournament Round of 16 game in Indianapolis. Two coaches with deep UMass ties in John Calipari and Rick Pitino will direct their respective teams in their own, unique ways. And there will be subtle nuances they gained during their time in Amherst with the Minutemen's all-time winningest men's basketball coach Jack Leaman.
Here are a few stories that have been written on the duo's associations with Jack, who compiled 217 victories from 1966-79 and spent a total of 37 years associated with the University.
March 31, 2012: 2012 Final Four foes John Calipari, Rick Pitino united by Jack Leaman | masslive.com
Spring 2004: One of the Great Ones | UMass Magazine Online
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