All posts tagged "NCAA"

  • ULAA hires Tyra and Padgett

    By Shelby Brown– The U of L Athletic Association voted unanimously to hire Vince Tyra as acting athletic director and enter into a formal employment contract with David Padgett at Monday’s personnel meeting. Tyra recommended hiring Padgett,...

    • Posted October 16, 2017
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  • Death penalty is the only savior for the dumpster fire that is U of L men’s basketball

    By Dalton Ray– Once again, the U of L men’s basketball program is being dragged through the mud. When news broke at 9:30 a.m on Sept. 26, that four college coaches were arrested by the FBI for...

    • Posted September 26, 2017
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  • University bemoans NCAA infractions in appeal

    By Shelby Brown– U of L says the NCAA unjustly punished the university and its basketball players for the sex scandal involving Andre McGee and Katina Powell. In June, the university announced they would fight two of...

    • Posted August 11, 2017
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    University charts future, expects progress

    By Shelby Brown– While many students deserted U of L this summer, administrators repair damages done by their predecessors. The board of trustees and the foundation have met several times during the summer to discuss the university’s progress. “These...

    • Posted June 30, 2017
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    Not without a fight: U of L to appeal NCAA punishment

    By Shelby Brown– U of L will appeal two penalties the NCAA handed them from the Katina Powell investigation. Coach Rick Pitino’s five-game suspension will not be appealed through the university, but Pitino could himself. Interim President Greg Postel...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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    U of L extending audit, approved budget

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L wants to continue the audit investigation, approving $200,000 more to extend the audit. The university’s board of trustees extended the audit Thursday, setting aside up to $200,000 to pay the...

    • Posted June 15, 2017
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  • Grand jury declines to indict Powell or McGee for basketball sex scandal

    By Kyeland Jackson — A Jefferson county grand jury decided against indicting Katina Powell and Andre McGee, currently clearing the two of potential criminal charges in that court. McGee and Powell are central to an alleged sex...

    • Posted May 25, 2017
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  • John Schnatter resigns from athletics board

    By Kyeland Jackson — Papa Johns CEO and major university donor John Schnatter resigned from the U of L Athletics Association Board. Interim President Greg Postel said Schnatter offered his resignation without reason. “He (Schnatter) gave no...

    • Posted April 27, 2017
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  • U of L meets NCAA, expects decision and possible punishment within months

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L expects the NCAA infraction committee, investigating reports of dancers paid to dance for and have sex with players and recruits, to reveal findings and possibly punish the university between six...

    • Posted April 20, 2017
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  • NCAA: Pitino did not adequately monitor Andre McGee

    By Kyeland Jackson — The NCAA denied U of L’s defense for men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino, accusing Pitino of not monitoring staffer Andre McGee. NCAA investigators said Pitino tried to delegate away his responsibilities, leading to...

    • Posted March 23, 2017
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