St. John's is reportedly speaking to Iona head coach Rick Pitino about their vacant men's head basketball coaching position Sunday evening.
Former legendary St. John's head coach Lou Carnesecca told FOX 5 that Pitino is the only choice to take over the RedStorm.
St. John's is reportedly seeking to complete a deal with Rick Pitino in the coming days. According to FOX Sports, the university plans to finalize a deal with the Hall of Famer and that the ball is now in his court to decide.
The Iona Gaels finished the season 87-63 with a loss to UConn Friday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
The 70-year-old Coach Rick Pitino has won 711 games, leading three programs to the Final Four: Providence, Kentucky, and Louisville.
Pitino won the national championship in 1996 with Kentucky and again in 2013 with Louisville.