University of Louisville’s All-time Best

| February 2, 2012

Greatest of the Great Cardinals
Westley Unseld and Darrell Griffith

All-Time Great Head Coaches
Denny Crum and Peck Hickman
(The jury is still out on Rick Pitino.)

Top Assistant Coach
John Dromo

Top Rebounders
Westley Unseld and Charlie Tyra

Best Defensive Player
John Turner

Without A Fault
(He could do it all)
Never Nervous Pervis Ellison

Other UofL Standouts
in alphabetical order:
Butch Beard
Junior Bridgeman
Jack Coleman
Wes Cox
Pervis Ellison
Rodney McCray
Allen Murphy
Chuck Noble (John Dromo always insisted that Noble was the best forward UofL ever had.)
Bud Olsen
Jim Price
Dr. Kenny Reeves
John Reuther
Phil Rollins
Derek Smith
LaBradford Smith
Billy Thompson
Milt Wagner
DeJuan Wheat

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Earl Cox, Sports Columnist

Earl doesn¹t just write about sports legends, he counts many of them as his
friends. A member of the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame, he has been writing
about sports for 60 years. Incidentally, that¹s about how long it’s been
since he¹s cleaned his desk but he knows where everything is.

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