Minnesota’s Richard Pitino Said Aaron Craft Reminds Him Of Tim Tebow

Warranted or not, Aaron Craft is one of the most divisive players in all of college basketball. He’s been wildly successful at the college level, he always seems to be doing the right things, he’s polite to a fault, and he overcomes some physical and athletic limitations to help his team win. Does that sound like any other recent famous college athlete?

Richard Pitino and Minnesota host No. 11 Ohio State, led by Aaron Craft, on Thursday night. As demonstrated above, it’s pretty easy to draw comparisons between Craft and Tebow, including the fact that they each have a massive number of detractors, and largely through no fault of their own, have become lightning rods for criticism. One Buckeye fan was not amused by the comparison:

 

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