Rick Pitino is back in college basketball.

After coaching in the EuroLeague for Panathinaikos the last 2 seasons, Pitino has now been hired at Iona College. The Hall of Fame basketball coach hasn’t been in college basketball since coaching Louisville in 2017.

Word began to spread Saturday that Pitino would likely become Iona’s next head coach, and now, it’s official. Grand Canyon also reached out to Pitino; however, Iona was the job Pitino chose.

Pitino spent 16 seasons at Louisville where he compiled a 293-143 overall record, including 13 NCAA tournaments. He made 3 Final Fours and won a national championship that was later vacated. The former Cardinals coach was let go after adidas allegedly gave a prospect’s family $100,000 to attend UL.

Pitino also coached the Boston Celtics (1997-01), Kentucky Wildcats (1989-97), New York Knicks (1987-89) and Providence (1985-87).