Rick Pitino ranks #2 in highest paid coaches.
CBS released the list of the highest paid coaches in College Basketball today and our Rick Pitino came in at number 2.
Mike Krzyzewski $9,682,032 (Duke)
Rick Pitino $5,758,338 (Louisville)
John Calipari $5,511,381 (Kentucky)
Bill Self $4,960,763 (Kansas)
Billy Donovan $3,905,964 (Florida)
Tom Izzo $3,893,954 (Michigan State)
Steve Alford $3,473,973 (UCLA)
Thad Matta $3,282,000 (Ohio State)
Josh Pastner $2,650,000 (Memphis)
Sean Miller $2,627,806 (Arizona)
Rick Barnes $2,550,000 (Texas)
John Beilein $2,498,242 (Michigan)
Travis Ford $2,450,000 (Oklahoma State)
Jamie Dixon $2,445,682 (Pittsburgh)
Tony Bennett $2,291,100 (Virginia)
Lon Kruger $2,200,000 (Oklahoma)
Scott Drew $2,133,120 (Baylor)
Mark Gottfried $2,009,000 (North Carolina State)
I’m not sure what impresses more here? Is it the fact Pitino is number 2 or the fact the Coach K makes nearly 4 MILLION more!? Regardless of who makes the most there is one thing for sure Rick Pitino makes more money than I do and that may never change.