All posts tagged "Rick Pitino"

  • Ranking the top coaches on U of L’s campus

    By Dalton Ray– The University of Louisville has one of the best overall athletic programs in the nation, and it starts with the coaching staff. Athletic director Tom Jurich has assembled a collection of head coaches which...

    • Posted June 30, 2017
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  • Student Opinion
    NCAA’s unreasonable punishments hurt all the wrong people

    By Megan Brewer– The NCAA’s Committee of Infractions punishment on U of L’s men’s basketball program was an extreme nobody expected. The NCAA was investigating U of L after a sex scandal was brought to light through Katina Powell’s...

    • Posted June 16, 2017
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  • Reassessing the whirlwind of the NCAA punishment on men’s basketball

    By Dalton Ray–  Ninety minutes after the NCAA’s Committee of Infractions decided on the men’s basketball sex scandal, coach Rick Pitino, Interim President Greg Postel, athletic director Tom Jurich, advisor Chuck Smrt and senior associate AD Kenny Klein addressed...

    • Posted June 15, 2017
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  • Rick Pitino suspended by NCAA and men’s basketball placed on four-year probation

    By Dalton Ray– The NCAA has suspended men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino for the first five ACC games of the 2017-2018 season and placed the program on a four-year probation. The sanctions result from the NCAA’s investigation...

    • 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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  • Is Pitino gambling by not bringing another addition for 2017-2018?

    By Dalton Ray– All the attention surrounding the men’s basketball program now seems to be simmering down. With Deng Adel announcing his return, the final domino has fallen. Coach Rick Pitino said he “probably” wouldn’t bring in...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • Takeaways from Rick Pitino’s conference on Adel’s return

    By Dalton Ray– The men’s basketball program received great news when Deng Adel announced he will return for his junior season. The wing is expected to step into the star role on next season’s team, averaging 12.1...

    • Posted May 23, 2017
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  • Men’s basketball lands UConn transfer

    By Dalton Ray– Men’s basketball has landed transfer Steven Enoch from Connecticut. A four-star recruit out of high school, Enoch is 6-foot-11 and 260 lbs. Enoch played two seasons at UConn, playing in 56 games. The big...

    • Posted April 23, 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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    A “yuge” year: TLC’s biggest 2016-17 stories

    By Kyeland Jackson — It was a long year for the University of Louisville. Controversial elections, erased boards and accreditation threats were some of many events on and around campus. The Cardinal ranks what happened and why it...

    • Posted April 15, 2017
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