Will Four Star Forward Lance Thomas Be Pitino’s Next Commitment?

With college basketball’s early signing period just weeks away, Rick Pitino currently has three verbal commitemnts from the 2017 recruiting class. Malik Williams, 6-foot-11, Ft. Wayne, Indiana, native committed to Louisville in early August. Scout.com ranks Williams as one of the 25 best players in the 2017 class. Georgia native Darius Perry verbally committed to […]
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15 hours ago

Louisville shooting for tournament bid after postseason ban

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville is eager to play in the postseason again after sitting out last spring, and the Cardinals hope to make it a long stay once they get there. Though the escort scandal that resulted in a self-imposed postseason ban and other penalties last season is still not resolved, coach Rick Pitino long ago shifted focus toward getting the Cardinals back into...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: MBB: Rick Pitino Second Red/White Scrimmage Postgame Press Conference

MBB: Head coach Rick Pitino speaks to the media following Louisville's second Red and White Scrimmage.

NCAA accuses Louisville, Pitino of violations in escort case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) The NCAA accused Louisville of four serious violations and criticized the conduct of coach Rick Pitino for failing to monitor a former basketball staffer who hired escorts and strippers for sex parties with recruits and players. The governing body's report Thursday did not mention a lack of institutional control - considered the most serious violation in some...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA charges Rick Pitino with failure to monitor in sex scandal

The NCAA announced on Thursday that Louisville head coach Rick Pitino has been charged with failure to monitor a staff member in his basketball program after an investigation into the sex scandal that went on at the university. In its notice of allegations, the NCAA revealed four Level I charges, two of which were directed at former director of basketball operations Andre McGee...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA charges Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino with failure to monitor in escort case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) NCAA charges Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino with failure to monitor in escort case.
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino: School's self-imposed penalties should satisfy NCAA

Louisville coach Rick Pitino believes the school's self-imposed sanctions are enough to satisfy the NCAA as the governing body continues investigating an escort's allegations that a former Cardinals staffer hired her and other dancers to entertain recruits and players. The school in February announced a postseason ban after its investigation into Katina Powell's allegations determined...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville president Ramsey offers to step down amid Cardinals mayhem

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin dropped two bombshells regarding the University of Louisville on Friday. Bevin announced that Louisville President Dr. James Ramsey has offered to step down from his position. On top of that, Bevin said he has fired all of the university’s board of trustees and will replace them with members he selects. The letter to Gov Bevin from #UofL Pres Jim...
Via The Comeback
June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Former recruits told NCAA about Louisville parties

Louisville’s recruiting scandal took another sharp turn Sunday morning when ESPN’s Outside the Lines reported that three former recruits confirmed Katina Powell’s claims to NCAA investigators back in October and November. Three former Louisville basketball recruits told NCAA investigators they attended stripper parties & had sex at them https://t.co/JKJSz5tT85 — John...
Via College Spun
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino considering whether he wants to return to Louisville

It’s clear that the Louisville sex scandal has taken a considerable toll on Rick Pitino. The Louisville head coach is so worn down that he apparently plans to consider whether he wants to return next season. Pitino told Yahoo! Sports’s Pat Forde that he anticipates returning, but will consider whether or not the University of Louisville is better off without him. “The probability...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

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