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Rick Pitino's coaching career

Updated 8:14 AM ET, Fri March 29, 2013
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Rick Pitino, right, head coach of the Louisville Cardinals, celebrates a win over Syracuse Orange after winning the Big East Men's Tournament. Having coached for more than 34 years, Pitino, 60, is among the winningest coaches of his generation, with 660 college basketball victories and 192 wins in the NBA. ELSA/GETTY IMAGES
Pitino's top-seeded Cardinals are two wins from the final four. They play 12th-seeded Oregon in the Sweet 16 Friday. KEVIN C. COX/GETTY IMAGES
Pitino won a national championship with the Kentucky Wildcats in 1996. DOUG PENSINGER/Getty Images
Pitino coached the Boston Celtics from 1997-2001. DAVID MAXWELL/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
Pitino coached the New York Knicks from 1987-1989, and led the team to a divison title. RICK STEWART/ALLSPORT
Pitino is pictured arriving at the 2011 Kentucky Derby with former pro-baseball player Richard "Goose" Gossage. MICHAEL LOCCISANO/GETTY IMAGES