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Pitino Keeps Promise, Gets Tattoo

NPR
Monday, April 29, 2013

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Once Louisville won the NCAA men's basketball title, there was only one thing for head coach Rick Pitino to do. He promised his players that if they won the title, he'd get a tattoo. A Louisville spokesman tweeted a photo of the 60-year-old coach's back, where his new tattoo is located.

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep.

Once Louisville won the NCAA men's basketball title, there was only one thing for Rick Pitino to do. He promised his players that if they won, he'd get a tattoo. We do not know if Pitino had second thoughts in the final seconds of the win over Michigan, but now the coach has done it. A Louisville spokesman tweeted a photo of the 60-year-old coach's back. It is now marked with the team record, 35-and-five, along with a blood-red letter L.

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