Kentucky pastor figures out how to keep people from sitting in the back

Thursday March 12th, 2015

A pastor at Second Baptist Church in Hopkinsville, Ky., came up with an ingenious way to prevent people from sitting in the back: life-size cardboard cutouts of Rick Pitino, Coach K, Christian Laettner and more.

As captured on Twitter by former Kentucky guard Cameron Mills, Pastor David Tucker pulled out all the stops to bring his church closer together.

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Duke alum Christian Laettner, the subject of a new documentary fittingly titled I Hate Christian Laettner, also got a cutout.

As if that wasn't enough motivation to move up, look who's seated in the front:

With the SEC tournament underway, we'll see what the rest of March holds for Kentucky and Second Baptist Church.

Mike Fiammetta

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