Iona officials have released a statement of the resignation of Rick Pitino, who has become the new head basketball coach at St. John’s: Iona University Director of Athletics Matthew Glovaski announced the resignation of men’s basketball head coach Rick Pitino to accept a position at another institution. Pitino completed his third season in New Rochelle, leading the Gaels to
Following up on the earlier report that Iona’s Rick Pitino has been hired as the head basketball coach at St. John’s. Here’s the official announcement from the school. One of the most successful coaches in the history of college basketball, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Pitino has been named head coach of the St. John’s
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An independent panel has placed the Louisville basketball program on two years of probation and fined it $5,000, but spared the school major penalties from NCAA allegations leveled in the aftermath of a federal investigation of corruption in college basketball. The Independent Accountability Resolution Process (IARP) also declined on Thursday to
Today’s Daily News & Notes from around the college basketball coaching world… With Coaches vs. Cancer Suits And Sneakers Week being in full swing, here’s a great tribute to former Muskingum University head coach Gene Ford, who passed away after a battle with cancer back in 2019. His sons, Stony Brook head coach Geno Ford,
Today’s news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Pitt head coach Jeff Capel said he’s worried about his players and let it be known he doesn’t trust the NCAA, wonders about the amateur status of college players and can’t understand why they are attempting to play games right now. Capel told KDKA,
Iona College men’s basketball head coach Rick Pitino announced the appointment of Joey Kuhl as Director of Operations. Kuhl comes to New Rochelle after spending the 2019-20 season as a graduate assistant at Texas Tech. “Joey comes with an unbelievable recommendation from a coach I’m very close with, Chris Beard,” said Pitino. “We’re excited to have
Hall of Fame Coach Rick Pitino was named head basketball coach of Iona College today. Pitino, who has taken four different programs to the NCAA tournament and coached two national championship teams, takes over for Coach Tim Cluess, who stepped down as head coach after ten years due to health concerns. Coach Cluess will serve
Iona Athletic Director Matt Glovaski has told Jon Rothstein that Rick Pitino will become the Gaels new head basketball coach. The former Kentucky and Louisville head coach had been coaching Panathinaikos B.C. in Greece. He would replace Tim Cluess who resigned due to health concerns yesterday. This story will be updated as it develops.
Rick Pitino has officially been named as the head coach of the Greek National Team as they attempt to qualify for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. The Hellenic Basketball Federation released the following statement earlier today: “Today (11/8), Rick Pitino agreed with EOK president Giorgos Vasilokopoulos to coach the men’s national team next summer, namely
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fiercely competitive coach on the court, Rick Pitino didn’t want to fight in one anymore. So the University of Louisville Athletic Association and Pitino settled lawsuits stemming from his departure from the school, with the former men’s basketball coach’s personnel file changing his termination to a resignation. Pitino sued the
Rick Pitino has arrived in Greece where he will become the new head coach of Greek powerhouse Panathinaikos. He will begin practice with the team today. Panathinaikos is currently undefeated (9-0) in the Greek League, but has struggled to a 6-8 Euroleague record.
Former USC associate head coach Tony Bland agreed to a plea bargain Thursday in the wide-ranging federal investigation into college basketball bribery and corruption. This was confirmed by the Los Angeles Times. According to the Times, Bland ” will plead guilty to one felony count of federal funds bribery and get a Level 10 sentencing