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Rick Pitino not elected to Hall

Updated: March 30, 2012, 10:01 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

Louisville coach Rick Pitino might win his second national championship on Monday, but he will not be inducted that day into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

One of 12 finalists, Pitino has been informed he did not make the cut.

"He was very disappointed," a source told ESPNNewYork.com on Thursday. "He thought his chances were good."

Pitino confirmed ESPNNewYork.com's report in an interview with the New York Post on Friday.

"I'm not bitter at ...

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