Minnesota basketball coach Richard Pitino isn’t worried that he is about to play his dad’s former employer.
The Gophers will play Louisville in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Louisville infamously canned Richard’s dad, Rick Pitino, after he was allegedly involved in schemes that violated NCAA rules. The program was accused of funneling a massive payment to a recruit. The claim has never been proven, and Pitino ultimately lost his job.
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“It’s not about me. I’m not going to make that . . . . I’m not going to be [like], ‘It’s about revenge,’ or anything like that. It’s about our players. It’s about this program,” Pitino told the media Sunday ahead of the Thursday March Madness...