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Richard Pitino returns to Louisville staff

Updated: April 28, 2011, 9:27 AM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Rick Pitino didn't look far to revamp his coaching staff.

The Louisville coach rehired son Richard Pitino on Tuesday, two years after Richard left to join Billy Donovan's staff at Florida.

"It's great to have Richard back; it takes pressure off us preparation wise," Pitino said.

Richard Pitino will be joined on the staff by Wyking Jones, who comes to Louisville after spending two seasons at New Mexico working for Steve Alford.

The younger Pitino's ...

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