A few years ago Louisville fans thought they were getting a big time transfer with Tony Woods, a 6-foot-11 center. Woods announced that he would transfer from Wake Forest to join Rick Pitino’s Louisville program.
Woods was booted from the Wake Forest program after an off the court incident. He had recently pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of assault on a female and received a suspended sentence of 60 days in jail, plus community service. Woods reportedly pushed the mother of his infant son, causing her to fracture her spine.
Despite Woods’ blemished reputation, Pitino still decided to take a chance on him. Woods was expected to would be eligible to join Louisville at the semester break of the 2011-12 season and complete that season, then have one full year to play in 2012-13. Woods had enrolled at Jefferson Community College in Louisville and was taking the courses needed in order be eligible in 2011.
Somewhere along the way Tony Woods and Louisville had parted ways. After fini...