Wayne Turner http://wfpl.org en Former UK Basketball Star Wayne Turner Joins U of L Staff http://wfpl.org/post/former-uk-basketball-star-wayne-turner-joins-u-l-staff <p>University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has announced that former Kentucky star Wayne Turner is joining his staff as an assistant.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Turner played for </span>Pitino<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for two seasons at UK, and helped the Wildcats reach three consecutive NCAA championship games.&nbsp;&nbsp; He was part of UK’s 1996 and 1998 title teams, the second with coach Tubby Smith.</span></p><p>Pitino said in a statement that Turner will live with U of L players while helping coaches with game preparation, scouting and recruiting.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 20:48:34 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 6625 at http://wfpl.org Former UK Basketball Star Wayne Turner Joins U of L Staff