Some of the best father-son men's college basketball coaching duos (Rick and Richard Pitino)

BleedGopher

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Rick and Richard Pitino
Coach: Rick Pitino | Richard Pitino
School(s): Hawaii, Boston University, Providence, Kentucky, Louisville, Iona | Florida International, Minnesota
Years active: 1975-76; 1978-1983; 1985-87; 1989-97; 2001-17; Present | 2012-Present
Career record: 770-271* | 145-122
Career winning percentage: .740* | .543
NCAA tournament record: 54-19* | 1-2
*Louisville had 123 wins from these totals vacated from 2011-15

Rick Pitino won the 1996 NCAA tournament with Kentucky and he has led three different schools to the Final Four during his coaching career that now enters its sixth decade. His career has taken him literally from coast to coast. His first DI head coaching job was at Hawaii before he led Boston University and Providence, and later establishing himself at Kentucky and Louisville with stints with the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics, respectively, in between college coaching jobs.

His son, Richard, currently coaches Minnesota, which he led to the NCAA tournament twice in the last four seasons. He was named Big Ten Coach of the Year in 2017 and his Gophers beat No. 7 seed Louisville in the first round of the 2019 NCAA tournament for his first career NCAA tournament win.


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There are only two pairs of father sons who got to the final 4. Most of those listed, the father carries all of the success with so many of the sons having won nothing.
 
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