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"About two weeks prior to the season ending, I was really, really pleased. I sat back. I was very content, and I thought about my future and when I would pack it in. For the first time since I've been a coach, I thought about it. I talked it over with my wife. I really seriously thought about stepping away for the first time, and she would have nothing of it. She said, 'You have so much to give to these kids and the program, and you are not packing it in.' She said, 'You'll know when it's time, and now is not your time.' She said, 'I've watched you for years, and you probably had more energy this year than any other time I've known you, so don't even think about it.' And I put it to rest.
"I think I can do it for anywhere from three to five more years. I don't know who the successor would be. My first guy on the list I would recommend three to five years from now is the coach at Butler. He would be the type of person that I would recommend. It's that type of person I think would be great at the University of Louisville. I'm sure there are other guys out there like him that will develop that we'll move on."