Rick Pitino’s wife should learn to keep her mouth shut

Rick PitinoIn 2001, when and then-athletic director Bill Martin announced they had hired then- coach Tommy Amaker to try and rebuild the turmoil-riddled program in Ann Arbor, the fan base and the state’s pundits all hailed the move as an excellent one. Of course they probably would have been singing a different tune about the decision if they knew how close Martin had been to landing then-failed Boston Celtics’ coach Rick Pitino. Of course no one knew how close Pitino was to ending up with the Wolverines until the now- coach shared the story with head coach on SiriusXM radio earlier this week.

 

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