One of the best things about Wayne Blackshear’s career at Louisville is the number of nicknames Wayne has accumulated during his career. “Big Game Wayne”, “Fat Wayne” “Eyeliner Wayne”….we can go on and on. But one thing has been overlooked during this run of Four Sweet 16s, Three Elite 8s, Two Final Fours (hopefully Three), and 3 Conference Championships…….Wayne Blackshear has been the foundation of the program.
“I’ve always felt that Wayne never gets the credit he deserves,” Rick Pitino told reporters in Louisville prior to leaving Louisville.
Consider the accolades: 1000+ point scorer, 400+ rebounds, 100+ steals, nearly 100 assists, 152 made 3-pointers (just outside the Top 10), 3 Conference Championships, 4 Sweet 16s, 3 Elite 8s, 2 Final Fours, and a National Title.
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