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Pitino names captains; introduces assistant

University of Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino met with the media on Monday afternoon, introducing his new assistant coach and naming team captains for next season. Cardinal Authority has the story:

Less than one week after announcing he was staying for his senior season at the University of Louisville, Rick Pitino named Russ Smith a captain for next season. Smith and Luke Hancock – who will both be seniors next season – were named captains of the reigning national champion Cardinals by Pitino, who also introduced new assistant coach Mike Balado to the local media. Pitino, who talked... Recommended Stories