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Pitino still perfect in Sweet 16

Updated: March 27, 2009, 4:57 PM ET
By Pat Forde

INDIANAPOLIS -- Arizona interim coach Russ Pennell is coaching in his first Sweet 16 game. He just so happened to draw the coach with the best record at this stage of the tournament in history.

Rick Pitino is an astonishing 8-0, and, truth be told, very few of those eight have been very close. His winning margins: 21 points over Alabama in 1987 (at Providence), 10 points over Massachusetts in 1992 (at Kentucky), 34 points over Wake Forest in 1993 (at Kentucky), 24 points over Arizona ...

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