Rick Pitino: Son will coach at FIU
LUTZ, Fla. -- After firing Isiah Thomas, Florida International is set to replace him with another recognizable name.
Louisville coach Rick Pitino said Sunday that his son Richard Pitino is leaving his staff with the Cardinals to become the next coach at FIU, which has posted 12 straight losing seasons. FIU fired Thomas, a Basketball Hall of Fame player, on April 6 after going 26-65 in three seasons.
FIU refused to confirm that Pitino and the Panthers had agreed on a deal, and players ...
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