Pitino aims to rebuild Gopher recruiting 

July, 3, 2013
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Minnesota first-year head coach Richard Pitino has been working night and day trying to sell a new era in Golden Gophers basketball.

It’s a battle he is fighting on several fronts, simultaneously trying to connect with his new team, re-engage a jaded fan base and redefine his program on the recruiting front.

The last of those three endeavors might prove to be the most difficult.