Pitinos Pushing for Siena Job?

In information released Saturday, 3/16, on hoopdirt.com, the Pitino clan is reported to be pushing hard for Richard Pitino Jr. to fill the coaching vacancy at Siena. The report states that ¬†Pitino Jr. along with his famous father and namesake, Rick Pitino, have both reached out to Siena AD John D’Argenio in the days since Mitch Buonaguro’s dismissal.

Pitino Jr is presently in his first season as Head Coach at Florida International University. In that one short year he has managed to turn the 8-21 Panthers, coached by NBA great Isaiah Thomas, into a Sun Belt contender, going 18-14 this season before falling in the Conference Championship, 65-63, to Western Kentucky.

To read more about Pitino and get the latest on the Saints link to Loyola Head Coach Jimmy Patsos please visit hoopdirt.com.

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