How Louisville basketball bungled their self-imposed ban

Senior guards Damion Lee and Trey Lewis had never played in an NCAA tournament game their entire careers. Both took advantage of the fifth year graduate transfer rule after last year and committed to the University of Louisville looking for a chance to guide the Cardinals to an NCAA tournament berth and get to live their dreams of playing in March Madness. On Friday February 5...
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: Louisville Fan Taped Over Andre McGee’s Face On Team Murals

Andre McGee, the former Louisville player and assistant directly connected with the scandal that caused the program to self-impose a 2016 post-season ban yesterday, is definitely persona non grata around his alma mater. Ahead of today’s game against Boston College, one Louisville fan brought duct tape to cover his face where it appears at the KFC Yum! Center. @CherylStottmann...
Via College Spun
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Louisville basketball implements postseason ban

Embroiled in an alleged prostitution scandal, the University of Louisville has reportedly imposed a ban on postseason basketball games for the 18-4 Cardinals. Rick Pitino and his coaching staff told players they only had nine games left, per Jeff Greer of the Courier-Journal: “The school informed the team’s players in a meeting early Friday afternoon, a source close to the...
Via Sportsnaut
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino goes off about Louisville scandal

Rick Pitino went off during a pregame news conference about the Louisville escort scandal and the media, and it was a doozy. Pitino hadn’t done a pregame press conference for several weeks, and was criticized for skipping media availability after the team’s loss to Kentucky. Friday’s presser started with a fairly innocuous question asking whether he’d flipped off the fans...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Don’t let Louisville scandal take anything away from players

It probably feels played to death at this point, but more has to be said about the Louisville basketball scandal. Most scandalous stories tend to remain in view until either a larger, more scintillating story appears or the people at fault for the scandal — or those close enough to it — have to face shame.  Unfortunately, we are still in a place where people are not letting...
Via The Student Section
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Louisville Assistant Andre McGee Resigns From UMKC, Calls Allegations “False”

Andre McGee, the former Louisville assistant at the center of the alleged Louisville sex scandal, has resigned from his role as the assistant men’s basketball coach at UMKC. The news was first reported by KCTV. BREAKING: Andre McGee resigns from UMKC basketball staff amid Louisville scandal. — Liz Manninger (@LizKCTV5) October 23, 2015 Andre McGee Resigns From UMKC Basketball...
Via College Spun
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino wants Andre McGee to tell truth about stripper parties

Rick Pitino is denying any and all knowledge of the stripper and sex parties his Louisville Cardinals program is accused of running, and he is putting the onus on former staff member Andre McGee. In a conference call with ESPN and Yahoo held Tuesday, the Louisville basketball coach said the NCAA, which is investigating the matter, advised him not to speak. However, Pitino said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre McGee: A closer look at the ex-Louisville employee

  Andre McGee is a name you will hear a lot about regarding the Louisville Cardinals basketball scandal. McGee is the man accused of arranging to have escorts dance and have sex with Cardinals players and recruits. He is currently a coach at the University of Missouri – Kansas City, where he has been placed on administrative leave with pay. Let’s take a closer look at who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitino "shocked" by sex scandal surrounding Louisville

Startling allegations against University of Louisville men’s basketball program were made public Friday. Details from “Breaking Cardinal Rules: Basketball and the Escort Queen” were published on the Indianapolis Business Journal’s website, and they allege that former Cardinals staffer Andre McGee paid Katina Powell, who is the author of the new book, for escorts for...
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre McGee May Be Leaving Louisville For A Better Opportunity

Andy Lyons | Getty Images Rick Pitino already has one opening on his staff with top assistant Kevin Keatts being hired as the head coach at UNC-Wilmington. It appears that Keatts may not be the only staff member from last year’s team departing for another opportunity. Sources tell that director of basketball operations Andre McGee could be leaving the program...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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