Rick Pitino Noncommittal on Future at Iona After Loss to UConn

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Sports Illustrated

By Wilton Jackson The Gaels coach has been linked to several college hoops jobs across the country. Moments after UConn dispatched Iona 87–63 in the first round of the men’s NCAA tournament on Friday, questions about Rick Pitino’s future with the Gaels began to roll in. When Pitino was asked if he had coached his last game at Iona, he shared a reserved response. “I really don’t have an answer to it… I have no idea if it is or isn’t,” Pitino said during his postgame press conference, per Sports Illustrated’s Kevin Sweeney. “I focused everything on this game, trying to beat Connecticut.” Over th…

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