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Rick Pitino Talks Louisville’s Vacated National Title

One thing disgraced Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino will not do is sit down. Days after the Cardinals vacated their 2013 National Championship, Pitino is still maintaining innocence. Besides that, Pitino is also still maintaining the forfeited title. How did Louisville fall so far from grace? Take a look below. …

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University of Louisville Stripped of NCAA Title

The University of Louisville’s basketball team is continuing to take hits this season as they have just been stripped of their 2013 National Championship Title. On Tuesday, the NCAA Division 1 Infractions Appeals Committee announced that they upheld previously imposed penalties on the University of Louisville. The appeals include financial …

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Louisville Responds to Charges of Fraud and Corruption

Federal prosecutors in New York announced charges of fraud and corruption against coaches from seven NCAA basketball programs on Tuesday, including Louisville. It seems to be the final strike for Rick Pitino. Pitino has been head coach of the program throughout a slew of scandals, NCAA probations and suspensions during …

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Head Basketball Coach Rick Pitino and Athletic Director Tom Jurich Put On Leave By Louisville Amid Scandal

Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino and Athletic Director Tom Jurich have been placed on leave due to the FBI’s ongoing investigation of several major Division I basketball programs, including Louisville, Oklahoma State, Auburn, Oklahoma State and Miami. The FBI and NCAA are currently investigating a scandal in which several …

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Louisville, Rick Pitino to Appeal NCAA Penalties

The NCAA issued a number of penalties against Louisville on Thursday after completing an investigation into the school’s sex-for-play scandal. In a press conference held after the penalties were announced, head coach Rick Pitino, athletic director Tom Jurich and interim school president Gregory Postel emphatically stated Louisville will be appealing …

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NCAA Tournament Preview: Louisville vs. Jacksonville State

March Madness continues with a battle between Louisville and Jacksonville State this afternoon. Friday’s match up features an experienced veteran versus a hard fought rookie. Back Again No. 2 seeded Louisville (24-8) returns to the NCAA Tournament after a self-imposed ban from postseason play in 2016.  A year ago, the …

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Tar Heels Take Control Of ACC Men’s Hoops With Win Over Cardinals

There was a rowdy crowd of basketball fans on Chapel Hill on Wednesday. Not only did they erupt to news of rival Duke going down to Syracuse in a buzzer beater, but North Carolina topped Louisville to take a strong grip on the lead in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The 74-63 win …

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Road to the Championship: The Final Four is on the way

The shining four teams coming out of the Elite Eight in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament will go head-to-head over the weekend for a shot at the title. The Final Four boasts top-seeded Louisville along with Michigan, Syracuse and Wichita State. Louisville had the night of its life in its …

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Final Fours Prepare For Weekend in New Orleans and Denver

Though this year’s Final Four teams are separated by over 1,300 miles and four states, it’s likely the regional champions for both the men and the women feel the same pressure creeping up on them as the weekend approaches. On Monday and Tuesday night, the 2012 NCAA Champions will be determined, …

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2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Final Four Is Set

After Sunday night, the 2012 NCAA men’s basketball tournament’s Final Four is set. Kentucky and Kansas joined Louisville and Ohio State as the last four alive as the spotlight shifts to New Orleans, Louisiana. Kentucky is the lone number one seed left in the tournament. The SEC champs entered the tournament …

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