Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino's name is being mentioned for the Bulldogs job that became vacant on Saturday with the dismissal of Mark Fox, according to ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Williams.
Rick Pitino told ESPN he wants to coach again, whether it's in college or the National Basketball Association.More news: Talking points from day one of the second Test in South Africa
"Every night I go to bed, I'm bitter at the US attorney's office and at the "board of traitors" at Louisville", Pitino said.
Practically alongside the news of Fox's dismissal, Mike DeCourcy of Sporting News reported former IN coach and current ESPN analyst Tom Crean would be interested IN the job at Georgia.
"Every night I go to bed, I'm bitter at the USA attorney's office and at the "board of traitors" at Louisville", Pitino said. Pitino was sacked from Louisville on October 16, 2017 due to the school's involvement in a pay-for-play scandal.More news: Harry Kane injury concern for Tottenham Hotspur & England
Pitino also told Goodman he's hired an agent and had an "informal discussion" with a representative from an National Basketball Association team about a potential opening.
"The level (in college) doesn't matter to me", Pitino said in the ESPN story.
Pitino's time at Louisville was successful on the court but riddled with scandals away from it.More news: Tori Spelling Cops Called to Check on Her ... Husband Concerned
"I've been assassinated by the Southern district of NY without any wiretap or shred of evidence, and the University of Louisville", Pitino told ESPN. His program employed an assistant coach that held parties for players and recruits that involved hookers and strippers that were paid for by the coach.