Barry “Slice” Rohrssen is Kentucky’s new recruiting ace

Barry Rohrssen with Walter Cornett - photo by Tammie Brown
with Walter Cornett – photo by Tammie Brown

Former basketball assistant coach accepted a head coaching job with the University of in March, leaving an open seat on the bench.

That seat was filled by head coach ’s longtime friend, Barry “Slice” Rohrssen, who joined the staff after just one season as an assistant coach at the University of Pittsburgh.

“I was humbled when asked me to become a member of his outstanding staff,” Rohrssen said in a statement released by in May. “(Calipari) embodies the meaning of the word ‘success.’ The way he prepares young men for their future, in both basketball and life, is remarkable.”

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