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Louisville’s Rick Pitino insists Colorado State a real threat

Before the NCAA Tournament begins, Rick Pitino likes to scan the list of teams, looking for a few sleepers he considers ‘‘dangerous.’’

‘‘It’s based on how many upperclassmen do they have that have stayed together and how much talent do they have,’’ the Louisville coach said Friday in Lexington, Ky. ‘‘You have a lot of upperclassmen, but they may not be that good.’’

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