Rick Pitino's style has changed

The Louisville coach's demeanor has softened, but the results are still quite good

Originally Published: June 30, 2014
By C.L. Brown | ESPN.com

Editor's note: During the next five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball, as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. Today we unveil No. 5: Louisville's Rick Pitino. On Tuesday, we release No. 4.

Go back and research the 2010 recruiting class rankings and Louisville is nowhere near the top 25. Yet that class, more than any other during his tenure with the Cardinals, is indicative of why Rick Pitino is a Hall of Fame basketball coach.

As much as Pitino has changed ...

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