Thursday, April 4, 2013

Rick Pitino says son is ready for Minnesota job (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2012 file photo, Florida International coach Richard Pitino applauds his team's effort during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville in Louisville, Ky. Minnesota is in advanced discussions with Richard Pitino, the son of Louisville coach Rick Pitino, to take over for Tubby Smith. Two people with knowledge of the discussions say Pitino engaged in negotiations with Minnesota officials on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. The people requested anonymity because the deal has not been formally completed. In his lone season at Florida International, Pitino led the Panthers to an 18-14 record, the school's first winning season in 13 years. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Louisville coach Rick Pitino says his son Richard is ''more than ready'' to take over as head coach at Minnesota.

Source: Yahoo! Sports - NCAA Baseball News

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