Rick Pitino will join Hall in September

Updated: April 6, 2013, 5:02 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

Win or lose at the Final Four, Louisville coach Rick Pitino will leave Atlanta with a greater legacy than the one he arrived with: He has won induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, a source told ESPNNewYork.com on Friday.

Pitino, 60, will be introduced with the rest of the 2013 Hall of Fame class Monday before a national championship game he hopes to be coaching in. His Cardinals will face Wichita State in Saturday's semifinals, and the winner will face the ...

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