Louisville Officially Fires Rick Pitino Amid Federal InvestigationLouisville's Athletic Association has officially fired coach Rick Pitino nearly three weeks after the school acknowledged that its men's basketball program is being investigated as part of a federal corruption probe.
Louisville Board OKs Firing Of Pitino In Hoops ScandalLouisville's interim president was authorized Monday to fire Rick Pitino because of a federal bribery investigation, a scandal that has shaken the university and brought down one of the most prominent coaches in college basketball.
Louisville Places Pitino On Unpaid Leave; Coach's Lawyer Says He Has Effectively Been FiredLouisville has placed coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich on administrative leave amid a federal bribery investigation.
NCAA Accuses Louisville Basketball Program Over Escort AllegationsThe governing body's report Thursday does not mention a lack of institutional control — the most serious violation — but says coach Rick Pitino failed to monitor staffer Andre McGee.
Amid Sex Scandal Probe, Louisville Announces Self-Imposed Postseason BanUniversity President James Ramsey said Friday at a press conference that an athletic department investigation has revealed that some violations did occur.
Survival In Seattle: Louisville Avoids Major Upset, Edges No. 13 UC IrvineFreshman Quentin Snider hit the winning free throws and Terry Rozier made the saving steal Friday to help fourth-seeded Louisville top UC Irvine 57-55 and send the tournament's tallest player packing.
Louisville Holds Off Michigan, Wins Third National ChampionshipRick Pitino capped the greatest week of his life with the prize he wanted most of all.
No. 2 Syracuse Stuns No. 19 Louisville In Final MinutesC.J. Fair scored 13 points and No. 2 Syracuse scored the final six points of the game to beat No. 19 Louisville 52-51 on Monday night, snapping a seven-game losing streak against the Cardinals.
Louisville Steps On Gas In 2nd Half, Leaving Notre Dame In DustPreston Knowles, despite playing the final 10 minutes of regulation and overtime with four fouls, scored 20 points to lead No. 14 Louisville to an 83-77 victory over No. 4 Notre Dame on Friday night.
Louisville Cruises Into Semifinal Showdown With Notre DameMike Marra hit six 3-pointers and had 22 points to lead No. 14 Louisville to an 81-56 victory over Marquette on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament.