Louisville has found its next basketball coach in Xavier’s Chris Mack, according to legendary broadcaster Dick Vitale.
Chris Mack will be Coach at Louisville / look for a presser late Wednesday afternoon! Would be a quality choice/A winner!
— Dick Vitale (@DickieV) March 27, 2018
The report has not been confirmed by any media as of this writing, but the expectation is the Cardinals will have their coach soon after naming Vince Tyra the program’s athletic director on Monday.
Mack met with Louisville officials and reports have hinted that the deal may be close to completion. The writing of the potential hiring seems to be on the wall, with Xavier coaches reportedly telling recruits they are now recruiting for Louisville.
If you’re wondering who exactly Mack is, we’ve got some background on the man who may be Louisville’s next coach.