Calhoun v. Pitino
Head-to-head: Pitino, 13-7. Pitino was 6-3 against Calhoun while Pitino was at BU and Calhoun at Northeastern; 1-0 while Pitino was at PC and Calhoun at Northeastern; 2-0 when Pitino was at PC and Calhoun at UConn; and 4-4 while at Louisville.
National titles: Calhoun, 2-1.
Final Fours appearances: Pitino, 5-3.
Number of teams brought to Final Four: Pitino, 3-1.
Scandals: Nate Miles' recruitment vs. Scenes from an Italian Restaurant. Advantage: Pitino.
Best coaching performance: 1990 Impossible Dream team vs. 1987 PC Final Four squad. (Or could this year be Calhoun's greatest?). Advantage: Pitino.
Sideline attire: Standard suit and tie vs. wildly expensive white suits. Advantage: Pitino.
Celtics ties: Supposedly the final cut in training camp one year vs. extremely disappointing head coach. Advantage: Calhoun.
Background: Boston Irish vs. New York Italian. I'm not touching this one.
Hall of Fame status: 2005 inductee vs. 2011 nominee. Advantage: Calhoun.