The Louisville basketball program will be in search of a new head coach with news that Rick Pitino is on the outs in the midst of an FBI investigation into a NCAA bribery scandal, but who could replace him?
The Cardinals are currently in search of an interim head coach ahead of the 2017-18 college basketball season and one prominent name continues to surface.
Enter former Indiana Hoosiers head coach Tom Crean.
Crean was a name that immediately surfaced as soon as reports surfaced that Louisville would be looking for Pitino’s replacement.
BREAKING NEWS: Rick Pitino OUT at #Louisville. Tom Crean could emerge as interim head coach candidate.
— Lisa Kerney (@LisaKerney) September 27, 2017
Crean was fired from Indiana in March. The former Hoosiers head coach never surpassed the Sweet 16 in his nine years with the program, but still is widely regarded as a top-tier coach. Before joining Indiana, he had great success at Marquette.
Louisville fans, would you like to see Crean take over the Cardinals? Sound off in the comments section below with your thoughts.
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