Rick Pitino

Louisville Puts Coach Pitino, AD On Leave

Sep 27, 2017
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Louisville has placed coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich on administrative leave amid a federal bribery investigation.

NCAA Suspends Rick Pitino After Escort Investigation

Jun 15, 2017
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The NCAA has suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino for five Atlantic Coast Conference games following its sex scandal investigation.

Louisville coach Rick Pitino vows he "will not resign and let you down" as investigations continue into an escort's book allegations that former Cardinals staffer Andre McGee hired her and other dancers to strip and have sex with recruits and players.

Louisville Beats Michigan 82-76 For NCAA Title

Apr 9, 2013
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ATLANTA - Rick Pitino capped the greatest week of his life with the prize he wanted most of all.

Luke Hancock produced another huge game off the bench, scoring 22 points, and Pitino became the first coach to win national titles at two schools when relentless Louisville rallied from another 12-point deficit to beat Michigan 82-76 in the NCAA championship game Monday night.