Rick Pitino, who hasn’t coached in college since he was fired from Louisville in 2017, called the Iona head-coaching job “the right fit.”
BREAKING: Iona will hire Rick Pitino as its next head basketball coach, per Gaels' Athletic Director Matt Glovaski.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) March 14, 2020
Rick Pitino will become Iona's next head basketball coach, per @JonRothstein
He last coached college hoops at Louisville from 2001 to 2017 before being fired amid a federal bribery investigation into college recruiting pic.twitter.com/RIwPPOfM8k
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 14, 2020
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