All posts tagged "Rick Pitino"

  • 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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  • 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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  • Men’s basketball must use loss to Michigan as fuel for 2017-2018

    By Dalton Ray– Entering the men’s basketball game against Michigan in the second round of the NCAA tournament, each team had separate roles. U of L was the 25-win team that survived one of the toughest schedules...

    • Posted March 19, 2017
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  • Men’s basketball sent home in second round

    By Dalton Ray– Leading for only eight minutes, seven-seed Michigan upset two-seed Louisville 73-69. The Wolverines used a 45-point second half to shock the Cardinals in Indianapolis. Coach Rick Pitino said his team played well, but fell short...

    • Posted March 19, 2017
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