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Louisville signs Pitino to extension through 2013

Updated: May 4, 2007, 9:18 AM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Rick Pitino signed a three-year contract extension with the Louisville Cardinals on Thursday that could keep him at the school through 2013, long enough for a highly anticipated downtown arena to open.

"I'm a very lucky, I was going to say young man, but I'm a very lucky old man," the 54-year-old Pitino said with a laugh.

The new deal increases Pitino's annual salary from $1.65 million to $2.25 million beginning next season, and will pay him $2.5 million ...

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