KSTP Sports' 1-On-1 With New Gophers Coach Richard Pitino

Updated: 04/08/2013 9:33 AM KSTP.com By: Chris Long

Following his introductory press conference, 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS chatted one-on-one with newly-hired Minnesota Gophers basketball coach Richard Pitino.

Among the topics sports reporter Chris Long discussed with the new coach: his style of play, the impact his Hall-of-Fame father Rick has had on him, responding to critics who say his father is the only reason Minnesota hired him, the challenges he faces as he takes over the Gophers program, and moving from sunny Miami to chilly Minnesota.

Click the video box on this page to see the interview.