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Slice was brilliant on KSR this morning. Brilliant.


New UK assistant basketball coach “Slice” Rohrssen made his first public and first radio appearance this morning at KSR’s tour stop in Lexington and he knocked it out of the park. You’ll have to hear it all for yourself to catch his quick wit and great personality; I can’t do it justice here in writing. (Congratulating Big Brother on the success of his show was hilarious.)

When Slice wasn’t cutting up with Matt and the fans, he told the story of sending Joe B. Hall a letter in the 80s, asking if he could come to Lexington from New York to pick his brain. Coach Hall, who was at the top at the time, responded with a letter inviting a young Slice to come down and work a summer camp. Now here he is, some 25-30 years later, working as an assistant at UK.

He also talked about his longtime relationship with Coach Cal and the expectations for the upcoming season. He told Matt he is going to be like Betsy Ross sewing that ninth banner here at Kentucky.

Have a listen…

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

4 Comments for Slice was brilliant on KSR this morning. Brilliant.

  1. Bob
    3:29 pm July 31, 2014 Permalink

    Did you record this with your phone? I know you have better technology than that.

  2. tltaworl
    4:19 pm July 31, 2014 Permalink

    It as been hours, where is the photoshop of Slice sewing the 2015 National Championship Banner?

  3. ukfan
    5:02 pm July 31, 2014 Permalink

    I was sitting first row dead in the center directly in front of him and when he almost got emotional it gave me goosebumps, we are lucky to have this guy at UK.. I love him already and the season hasn’t even started yet! sliiiiiiiiiiice

  4. Laughing
    6:43 pm July 31, 2014 Permalink

    Nice Audio. Just kidding. I appreciate whatever I can get.