Dickie V is under fire for his latest comments.
Earlier this week, Louisville effectively fired Pitino following the FBI's investigation into the school's men's basketball program.
On Friday afternoon, Dick Vitale put out a tweet suggesting Rick Pitino made a series of bad hires which led to him getting placed on administrative leave.
Here's the tweet from Dickie V.
It was not well received among the Twitter world.
There were plenty of other, less savory, responses to Vitale.
This afternoon, Louisville plans to name an interim head coach. Interim President Greg Postel announced that the university has plans to name an interim athletic director next week.