Rick Pitino

REPORT: Louisville’s Pitino Expects to be Fired

According to an ESPN report, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino has told members of his coaching staff that he expects to lose his job over allegations that the Cardinals basketball program is involved in a federal investigation into fraud and corruption in college basketball recruiting. ESPN’s Michael Eaves quotes a source as saying Pitino “knows

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NCAA suspends Pitino for first five ACC games of 2017-18 season; Louisville basketball program placed on 4-year probation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The University of Louisville will receive four years probation and Coach Rick Pitino faces a suspension regarding a sex scandal that engulfed the men’s basketball program. The NCAA ruled a former Louisville director of basketball operations acted unethically when he committed serious violations by arranging striptease dances and sex acts for

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PDF: Louisville’s NCAA Notice of Allegations

The University of Louisville sent out the following statement today regarding the NCAA investigation into the Cardinals men’s basketball program. The entire Notice of Allegations PDF can be viewed HERE. The University of Louisville has received a Notice of Allegations from the NCAA and a redacted copy of the document is attached. The university is

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HoopDirt.com Starting Five by FastModel Sports – Puerto Rico

HoopDirt.com’s Starting Five Presented by FastModel Sports FastModel Sports® is the creator of FastDraw® & FastScout®, the best play diagramming and report building software in basketball. FastDraw is used by all U.S. professional teams, 85% of college teams, and 6,000+ high school and youth teams. Learn more about FastDraw here. By: Wes Kosel / HoopDirt.com Contributor Below are several plays used

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Sunday Dirt – 5/1/16

Catching-up on some things that I’ve heard over the past few days… Montana associate head coach Ken Bone has resigned. The former Washington State head coach had been on Travis DeCurie’s staff for the past two years.  I have heard that Oregon State Director of Player Personnel Rachi Wortham is the leader to replace Bone. He has

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Louisville Imposes Post-season Ban on Men’s Basketball

The University of Louisville has decided to ban the men’s basketball program from all conference and NCAA postseason competition following the 2015-16 season. University President James Ramsey released the following statement on the matter: When the University first learned of allegations against our men’s basketball program, it initiated the University’s existing processes to undertake a complete and thorough

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Daily Roundup – 2/5/16

Looking for a home in South Florida? Louisville head coach Rick Pitino has recently listed his newly renovated Miami-area mansion for $25.9 million.  According to the Wall Street Journal, Pitino and his wife Joanne purchased the waterfront home for $5.4 million in 1999. Over the past year, the home has been renovated and expanded, with a new wing

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