Louisville signs Pitino to extension through 2013
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
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