Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/13/14
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Asked what it was like to coach against each other Wednesday night, the answers from Florida International's Richard Pitino and Louisville's Rick Pitino were so similar it was as if they rehearsed them over dinner. ''Yes we did,'' Richard joked about the mimicry after FIU's 79-55 loss to No. 5 Louisville. ''We talked about how we were going to lie to you guys.'' Both men said the intensity of coaching made them forget the other was on the opposing sideline. ''Honestly, I thought it was going to be weird. I really did,'' the younger Pitino added. ''But then when you get through the course of the game, you're worried about the next play you're going to run. You're worried about the next defense you're going to be in. You're worried about who you're going to sub in. ''I didn't have time to stare down at my dad and wave at him.'' Richard Pitino, hired in April at age 29 and now 30, was Louisville's associate head coach last season after spending two seasons on Billy Donovan's staff...
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