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Legendary coaches Rick Pitino and Tom Izzo meet in East Regional final

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Tom Izzo and Rick Pitino are Final Four regulars, and one of them will be back this year even though both of their teams were counted out weeks ago.Seventh-seeded...

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Rick Pitino heads latest class of Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame

ATLANTA - Rick Pitino got the phone call of a lifetime and an incredible text at the same time.Last Wednesday, John Doleva, the president of the...

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Louisville's Rick Pitino is a changed man

NEW ORLEANS - Rick Pitino will dance like a fool to get a smile out of his granddaughter. Freshmen who were scared to utter a word around him are practically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-03-29/louisvilles-rick-pitino-c
Billy Donovan, Rick Pitino meet again in regional final

...Maybe we'll even put it on the front of the team program."I was not happy about doing that," Donovan said.Rick Pitino rarely steered him wrong, though. A quarter-century since that fateful photo, "Billy The Kid" has become a championship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-03-23/billy-donovan-rick-pitino
Mike Kryzewski, Rick Pitino forever linked by classic game

INDIANAPOLIS - Mike Krzyzewski and Rick Pitino are finally doing an encore.For the first time since their teams played perhaps the greatest game in the history of the NCAA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-03-30/mike-kryzewski-rick-pitin
Big-money deals will affect Bulls and Jackson

If Rick Pitino is worth $7 million a year, Larry Brown can get $5 million and Larry...was surpassed on the salary scale Tuesday when the Boston Celtics gave Rick Pitino a 10-year contract worth a reported $68 million to $70 million...

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Some Catholics in Louisville forgiving of Pitino

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Rick Pitino's personal failings should be forgiven and he should remain as...Brown, 69, said he is a University of Kentucky fan but he "loves Rick Pitino," who coached Kentucky in the 1990s, leading the Wildcats to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/17/nca_544661.shtml
College basketball
Fans in Louisville and Lexington react to the return of Pitino

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- As Rick Pitino mulled whether to take the Louisville...to read: "Welcome U of L Coach Rick Pitino." "We have both UK and UofL...support of the decision of UofL and Rick Pitino and to get the UK fans here a little...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/23/nca_309301.shtml
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Dogs' Smith at top of Kentucky list

...that Tubby Smith is the leading candidate to replace Rick Pitino as head basketball coach at the University of Kentucky...Knicks from 1987-89. "I'd like to congratulate Rick Pitino and wish him the very best in his new job with the Celtics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/07/oth_207919.shtml
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Kentucky's returning players looking forward to playing for Smith

...uptempo style - Pitinoball - as an assistant coach to Rick Pitino at Kentucky from 1989-91. "I didn't have any worries...conference. "He pretty much coaches the same way Coach (Rick) Pitino does." Smith said his teams may use more fullcourt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/21/oth_208680.shtml
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