UofL extends Pitino contract through 2025-26 season

06/09/2015 01:19 PM

It was announced on Tuesday that the University of Louisville has extended Head Coach Rick Pitino’s contract through the 2025-2026 season.

The men’s basketball coach had seven years remaining on his current contract, which kept him with the Cardinals through the 2021-22 season.

Pitino is the first basketball coach in NCAA history to win a national title at two different schools and to take three different teams to the Final Four. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2013.

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