Found September 08, 2013 on College Spun:
Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino has been officially inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Here’s a photo of his new hardware:  Louisville Coach Rick Pitino with his hardware following his @Hoophall enshrinement #2013HOF #L1C4 — Kenny Klein (@KKcards) September 8, 2013 That’ll look nice next to his 2013 National Championship trophy and ring. Prior to taking the lead position with the Cardinals basketball team in 2001, Pitino coached at three schools on the collegiate level — Boston University, Providence College and the University of Kentucky. He is considered to be one of the best basketball coaches in the country, earning two national championships in his career. This honor is definitely deserved - even Kentucky thinks so. Congrats, coach. 

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WATCH: Rick Pitino's hall of fame press conference

Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino will be officially inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame this afternoon in Springfield, MA. Pitino, along with the rest of the 2013 Hall of Fame class participated in Saturday’s news conference and jacket presentation. Here is video from Pitino’s portion of the press conference, courtesy of Steve Andress of who...

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Photo: Kentucky Has An Ad Congratulating Rick Pitino On His Hall Of Fame Enshrinement

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  The real thing, straight from the Georgia Dome, with sales benefiting Kosair Charities, thanks to Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance: 9 x 12-inch plaque 2013 NCAA® Men’s Championship Basketball Court,  $99.99 11 x x 11-inch plaque, $199.99 18 x 13-inch  plaque, signed by University of Louisville Coach Rick Pitino, $499.99 Available at

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