Found September 18, 2013 on The Cardinal Connect:
With college basketball season roughly six weeks away, we’re starting to see more and more college hoops content surface on the world wide web. The folks at Athlon Sports published the top 25 head coaching rankings earlier this week. They had Rick Pitino at No. 2, behind Tom Izzo of Michigan State. Athlon Sports Top 10 College Basketball Coaches 1. Tom Izzo, Michigan State 2. Rick Pitino, Louisville Record: 662-235 Record at Louisville: 310-111 overall (.736), 137-67 Conference USA/Big East (.672) NCAA Tournament: 48-16, seven Final Fours, two national championships Pitino further added his name to the record book by becoming the first coach to win an NCAA title at two different schools. He’ll have a chance to add a third title to the mantle as the Cardinals enter 2013-14 as a top-three team. In the AAC, he has no peer has an Tournament coach. His 48 NCAA wins are 15 more than the other nine coaches in the league combined. His teams are generally among the best defensive squads in t...
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