Reports: Rick Pitino to be inducted into the Hall of Fame

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by Nicole Harrell

WHAS11.com

Posted on April 5, 2013 at 11:55 AM

Updated Friday, Apr 5 at 6:21 PM

(WHAS11) -- Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino has won induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, according to a report from ESPN.

Pitino is expected to be introduced with the rest of the 2013 Hall of Fame class Monday before the National Championship game. Hall of Fame induction ceremonies will be held in September.

His Cardinals will face Wichita State Saturday in the Final Four. The winner will face either Syracuse or Michigan.

Pitino is the only coach to have taken three schools to the Final Four and this is his seventh Final Four appearance.

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