This just in from Washington, D.C.:
The White House confirmed U of L’s visit, a university spokesperson announced Tuesday, and the Cardinals will be honored at the Rose Garden.
“It is truly one of the unique experiences in a young man’s life to go to the White House and meet the President of the United States,” the hall of fame coach Pitino said in a statement. “It’s not only a great honor, but our team will always remember that they got a chance to visit the White House, understand the logistics of how everything works and then meeting the President.”
Let’s see what this year’s Cardinals did the last time they met a president:
This can be very inspirational, or a disaster. I’m 99 percent sure it will be dignified. But with Russ Smith in the room, you never know what’s going to happen. Just remember, here’s what he did to his coach, Rick Pitino, on national TV:
- Louisville to visit the White House on July 23, says Rick Pitino (collegebasketballtalk.nbcsports.com)
- The Cards are going to the White House (cardinalsportszone.com)