The image of Andre McGee playing defense was rarely seen in print media or elswhere, most photos depicting him shooting or dunking the ball. That’s why this photo is so great, embodyingÂ the image forever embedded in the memories of Louisville basketball fandom, the sight of McGee terrifying opposing point guards.
Rick Pitino’s staff keeps track of deflections but doesn’t make these stats available to the public. What we do know, however, is that he is credited with 46 steals during his senior season. He, along with Preston Knowles, made defense fun to watch for fans but a living hell for other teams.
When people talk about the all-time best Louisville teams in the future, Andre has to be part of the conversation.
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If you’re following the University of Louisville women’s basketball team to St. Louis for the NCAA Final Four, the place to meet up with fellow Card fans is Morgan Street Brewery at 721 North Second Street.Â Morgan Street manager partner Steve Owings is ordering extra Kentucky whiskey and may brew a batch of Cardinal Red Lager for his guests.