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.
WATCH: Fan Essentials: Best Tournament Coach EverFan Essentials looks at the legendary coaches who have made NCAA Tournament history, though not this year.
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.
CBS Sports: Steve Masiello Leaving Manhattan To Coach USFThe Jaspers are suddenly without a head coach after winning the MAAC title and nearly upsetting Louisville in the NCAA tournament, according to CBSSports.com.
Manhattan's Masiello After Near Upset: 'I'm Proud To Coach These Men'The 13th-seeded Jaspers looked entirely capable of pulling off the biggest upset on the first full day of the NCAA tournament. Until Louisville's two most reliable players took over.
Louisville's Pitino Blasts NCAA For Manhattan MatchupLouisville coach Rick Pitino had no problem with his team's NCAA Tournament seeding. It was the pairing that drew his ire.
Rothstein: 5 Questions Entering The 2013-14 College Basketball SeasonCan Louisville repeat? Without question. The Cardinals lost Peyton Siva and Gorgui Dieng, but there's still more than enough left over to cut down the nets in Dallas next April.
King, Payton And Pitino Among 2013 Basketball Hall Of Fame ClassKing was slowed by a serious knee injury in 1990. But he averaged 22.5 points in his 15-year career with five teams that ended in 1993. Now, he's a Hall of Famer.