The built-in storyline for this afternoon's Louisville-Florida game is the connection between the two head coaches. In 1987, Rick Pitino coached a Providence team, lead by point guard Billy Donovan, to the Final Four by exploiting the new rules-change that created the three-point shot. There are several stories recapping that season, and the tumultuous times leading up to it (including the death of Pitino's infant son), but the connection between Pitino and Donovan is the driving force.
Michigan coach John Beilein, left, and Louisville coach Rick Pitino. The Journal provides minute-by-minute analysis of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship between Louisville and Michigan. Pete McEntegart offers commentary on the ... Read Post
Rick Pitino, coach of the ousted University of Louisville, is making the TV rounds at the NCAA tournament. Pitino, whose team was upset by Morehead... Read Post