Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino releases statement regarding job rumors

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source: AP
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Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino has been rumored for a few jobs this offseason, most notably the opening at Alabama. On Friday, Pitino took to Twitter to address those rumors and back his stance that he’s staying with Minnesota.

The 32-year-old Pitino just completed his second season at Minnesota, where he owns a 43-28 record at the school. The Golden Gophers were Postseason NIT champions in 2014 before finishing 18-15 during the 2014-15 season.