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University of Louisville assistant football coach Clint Hurtt has been placed on administrative leave amid allegations of violations the NCAA claims he committed while previously serving as an assistant at Miami.Louisville head coach Charlie Strong confirmed Hurtt's absence on Friday.Strong, who is handling Hurtt's defensive line coaching duties this spring, added that Hurtt is being given time away from the program so that he can focus on his pending case.Hurtt received a letter last month from the NCAA claiming that he received and provided impermissible benefits while at Miami. The letter alleges that the 34-year-old received a $2,500 loan and provided "perks" to players who the Hurricanes were recruiting.Furthermore, the NCAA also said Hurtt provided false and misleading information during the investigation.Hurtt has until May 20 to respond to the allegations set forth in the letter."We've given him that timem and I think it's good that he's doing that," Strong said. "With the many distractions, he just can't do the job that we're asking him to do right now."Hurtt served as an assistant at Miami for eight seasons between 2001 and 2009.He joined Strong's coaching staff at Louisville in 2010.The Cardinals football program is coming off an 11-2 season in 2012, capped off by a Big East Conference championship and 33-23 victory in the Sugar Bowl over Florida. Louisville is expected to be a preseason top ten team entering next season thanks in part due to Heisman candidate Teddy Bridewater at quarterback.Via USA TODAY
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University of Louisville football coach Charlie Strong confirmed on Friday afternoon that defensive line coach and associate head coach Clint Hurtt is on an administrative leave. Cardinal Authority was at practice for the story:
Louisville associate head football coach Clint Hurtt has been placed on administrative leave by the university while he prepares for case with the NCAA. Hurtt and the University of Louisville both received a notice of allegations from the NCAA in February for Hurtt’s involvement in the University of Miami recruiting scandal. Hurtt was the recruiting coordinator at Miami from 2007...
Louisville Cardinals forward Chane Behanan was rejected by the rim on a dunk attempt in the first half of Thursday's NCAA tournament game against North Carolina A&T.
Fortunately Behanan's miss didn't matter much, as top-seeded Louisville rolled over the 16th-seeded Aggies 79-48.
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There was a minute left in the blowout, and Peyton Siva walked the ball up the court, the first time all game his Louisville team relented for even a second.
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At times, even the best college basketball players can screw up from time to time and Louisville guard Russ Smith had his error in the sun against Colorado State today.
Watch as Russ appears to have an uncontested lay-up until he loses possession of the ball near the rim and comes up short:
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Louisville's Chane Behanan took off for an earth-shattering dunk against North Carolina A&T in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, but got rejected by the rim.
Pay attention, No. 1s. This is how it's done.
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Richard Pitino, men's basketball coach at Florida International University and son of Louisville coach Rick Pitino, is looking to put the program on the college basketball map.
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