Ready for some surprising coaching news that may end up being great for Kentucky? Jeff Capel, Duke’s associate head coach and primary recruiter, has agreed to become the next head coach at Pitt, according to Evan Daniels.
Capel was the head coach at Oklahoma from 2006 to 2011, when he was fired amid NCAA violations (although he was not implicated). From there, he joined Coach K’s staff as the associate head coach and it’s not a coincidence that Duke started landing all the elite one-and-dones. To put it lightly, this could be a major blow to Duke’s recruiting mojo.
John Calipari right now, probably: