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  • Rick Pitino Already Blowing it at Iona After Latest Transfer News

    12 Up "Everyone has said some things they regret, and Iona basketball head coach Rick Pitino is no exception. Before even coaching a game, some his past comments have already pushed away one of the team's leading scorers. Pitino spent 16 years coaching..." May 23

  • Prodigy players bypassing college basketball for NBA G League no big deal

    CBS Sports "Daishen Nix's recent decision to play for the NBA's G League rather than join UCLA and play college basketball next season has been called a possible "sea-change moment" for the sport -- and not in a good way. That after fellow five-star prospect Jalen Green also..." May 08

  • Louisville receives notice of allegations: NCAA penalties Rick Pitino could face as he begins Iona tenure

    CBS Sports "Just 51 days removed from being named the new coach at Iona, Hall of Famer Rick Pitino is already under intense NCAA scrutiny as the findings of a scandal investigation dating back to his tenure at Louisville come to light. On Monday, the NCAA released its..." May 05

  • Rick Pitino hire shows what is most important to Iona

    New York Post "Of course Rick Pitino is the center of college basketball again. With the NCAA Tournament on hiatus, Pitino stole the attention of the sport Saturday afternoon, when the scandal-scarred Hall of Famer agreed to end his two-year exile in Greece and become the head coach at Iona,..." March 16

  • Iona hires Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino

    247 Sports "Rick Pitino has agreed to a deal to be Iona's next head basketball coach, he tells @247Sports. Word began circulating Saturday morning that Pitino and Iona had entered serious discussions that he would take over the program's head coaching vacancy. Iona officials and..." March 14

  • The competitive mid-major even Jeff Van Gundy loves

    New York Post "He was easy to find in those lockout-strangled days during the 1998-99 NBA season. Jeff Van Gundy was a coach without a team and he was an eternal gym rat, so if you wanted to find the then-Knicks coach, you started by seeing which MAAC team was playing at home that night. Often as..." February 09