Rick Pitino Returns to College Coaching: Flashback to His 1987 Final Four Season with Providence


Rick Pitino was hired as the head coach at Iona Saturday. It’s his first college coaching job since being fired from Louisville in 2017.

Prior to his time with the Cardinals, Pitino was the head coach at Providence College, where he led the Friars to the Final Four in 1987.

Check out the video above to see highlights from that season: from the team’s Midnight Practice at Alumni Hall to the Final Four in New Orleans, where PC lost to Syracuse in the National Semifinal

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