Rumor has it that Rick Pitino has recently just closed a deal for a home in Tucson, Arizona.
Now why would such a high profile head basketball coach purchase a home in a town that has a top basketball program that also happens to be “quietly” shopping around the country for a high profile coach?
One might wonder. It is also interesting because Pitino’s current team, the Louisville Cardinals will be playing Tucson’s very own Arizona Wildcats in the Sweet 16 on Friday.
Lets look at the top five reasons Pitino would buy a house in Tucson.