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Kim Mulkey: Washington Post report on LSU head coach an unflattering portrait, but short on revelations



Kim Mulkey: Washington Post report on LSU head coach an unflattering portrait, but short on revelations
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The Washington Publish on Saturday launched an in-depth profile of Louisiana State College girls’s basketball head coach Kim Mulkey, which paints the coach as a pacesetter with single-minded dedication whose habits typically leaves the basketball neighborhood, and her personal gamers, divided.

Anticipation for WaPo’s report was excessive after Mulkey per week in the past threatened to sue the Publish over a “hit piece” she stated the newspaper had been engaged on for greater than two years.

The Publish’s story doesn’t comprise the kind of bombshell revelations that many have been anticipating following Mulkey’s fiery tirade final Saturday forward of LSU’s second spherical sport within the NCAA girls’s basketball match.

As an alternative, it paints an image of a coach whose brash method and tendency to carry a grudge make her probably the most polarizing figures in school basketball historical past, and of a life dedicated to the pursuit of basketball excellence that has left in its wake a sequence of fractured relationships.

Mulkey briefly spoke to match broadcaster ESPN as her LSU staff was making ready to tip-off its Candy 16 sport, with Mulkey saying she’d simply realized that the article had been revealed.

“You’re telling me one thing I didn’t know,” Mulkey advised ESPN. “So that you’re the bearer of fine information or dangerous information or nonetheless the way you need to take a look at it. However are you actually shocked? Are you actually shocked by the timing of it? However I can inform you I haven’t learn it, don’t know that I’ll learn it, I’ll depart that as much as my attorneys.”

Each LSU and Mulkey’s earlier faculty Baylor College declined to touch upon the Washington Publish story when contacted by CNN.

On Saturday, No. 3 seeded LSU gained its Candy 16 sport in opposition to No. 2 UCLA in Albany, New York.

Talking to reporters after the win, Mulkey stated the profile was not a distraction.

“Think about that, should have thought y’all would take a look at it proper? Get some clicks or be a distraction,” Mulkey stated after the sport.

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