Pitino: This board of trustees is not the University of Louisville | 0:39
In an interview with Jay Bilas on ESPN former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino is asked how he feels he was treated by the University of Louisville
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U of L board fires Tom Jurich: the vote | 4:45
The motion is made to fire Jurich with cause as athletics director at the University of Louisville, then the vote is called for.
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Vince Tyra says this job is ‘personal to me because of Tom’ | 4:43
Vince Tyra addressed reporters after U of L votes to fire Tom Jurich
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Tom Jurich fired: Postel addresses reporters | 3:51
University of Louisville interim President Greg Postel addresses reporters after the committee votes to terminate Tom Jurich
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Rick Pitino fired: U of L interim president Greg Postel with reporters | 9:55
Postel said the athletics board was “very thoughtful” in its consideration of material presented by Rick Pitino’s team.
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What to know about Louisville basketball’s Kenny Johnson | 1:31
Kenny Johnson is one of the two U of L assistant basketball coaches who were initially placed on paid leave following news of the university’s involvement in a college basketball recruiting scandal. But what else do we know about the coach who has been hailed “a five-star recruiter”?
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Steve Pence presented Pitino’s case before the final decision | 4:25
Rick Pitino’s attorney Steve Pence met with reporters shortly after presenting Pitino’s case, assuring the media that Pitino “did not lose control of his program.”
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Rick Pitino at University of Louisville: a timeline | 1:17
Highs and lows of Rick Pitino’s tenure as University of Louisville men’s basketball coach.
Mary Ann Gerth/CJ
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Vince Tyra, U of L’s new interim athletic director | 28:45
Vince Tyra at the press conference announcing him as University of Louisville’s interim athletic director taking over for Tom Jurich.
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Pitino firing process started, Postel says | 6:15
Rick Pitino, U of L’s Hall of Fame basketball coach, will be officially entering the firing process said interim Pres. Dr. Greg Postel said on Monday. Decision have not been made on Louisville’s athletic director, Tom Jurich.
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Faculty protest at UofL Board of Trustees meeting | 1:32
Faculty members brought signs to protest how the U of L search for a president is being carried out. Faculty members oppose the closed search and want more involvement in the process.
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U of L’s Postel speaks on SACS & athletics | 11:45
U of L interim Pres. Dr. Greg Postel speaks about the athletics personnel developments and SACS standards progress with media following a morning session with the U of L Board of Trustees.
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Interim Louisville coach David Padgett talks to the press | 18:20
As promised interim Louisville president Greg Postel named a coach to see the Cardinals through the next six months. The players wanted one of their own, David Padgett, to take the program into the season.
By Michael Clevenger, The C-J
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David Padgett: U of L’s new interim basketball coach | 0:58
In the wake of FBI college basketball allegations, U of L assistant coach David Padgett will be interim basketball coach to replace Rick Pitino.
Mary Ann Gerth/CJ
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Postel won’t confirm if Rick Pitino is ‘Coach-2’ or not | 4:33
University of Louisville interim president Dr. Greg Postel wouldn’t say if RIck Pitino is ‘Coach-2’ referred to in federal documents, but did say university officials believe they know who it is.
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RAW: Rick Pitino arrives at U of L’s Grawemeyer Hall | 0:51
Members of the media swarm around U of L coach Rick Pitino as he enters Grawemeyer Hall.
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Louisville interim president Greg Postel talks about Rick Pitino, Tom Jurich | 11:19
Both Jurich and Pitino have been placed on administrative leave of absence, says Postel during Wednesday’s historic press conference.
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RAW: Tom Jurich leaves U of L’s Grawemeyer Hall | 0:24
University of Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich acknowledged reporters and photographers as he left Grawemeyer Hall.
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‘A dark day’ for Louisville but ‘better days ahead’ | 1:36
Louisville interim president on Tom Jurich, Rick Pitino’s mandatory administrative leave from the athletic program after the adidas basketball scandal came to light Sept. 26.
Matt Stone, The Courier-Journal
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Short meetings for Tom Jurich, Rick Pitino Wednesday at UofL campus | 2:10
Both Jurich and Pitino arrived and departed without comment after meeting with UofL’s Greg Postel Wednesday in wake of adidas scandal. Both were placed on administrative leave pending final outcome.
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Louisville recruiting scandal: the Rick Pitino and Tom Jurich job situation | 23:50
The CJ’s Jeff Greer and Gentry Estes analyze the day’s events at University of Louisville, including the Rick Pitino ouster and Tom Jurich suspension.
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Rick Pitino: landing recruit Brian Bowen and asst. coach Jordan Fair | 2:32
In an early September press conference, U of L coach Rick Pitino talked about landing recruit Brian Bowen and assistant coach Jordan Fair.
Sam Upshaw Jr./CJ
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Tom Jurich’s career at the University of Louisville | 2:13
Look back at Tom Jurich’s 19 years as the Athletic Director of the University of Louisville through the images from the Courier-Journal.
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Rick Pitino’s career at the University of Louisville | 2:46
Look back at Rick Pitino’s 17 years as the head coach of the Louisville Cardinals through the images from the Courier-Journal.
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Who might be the U of L interim basketball coach? | 0:48
Speculating on a possible list of choices to take Rick Pitino’s place as head coach for University of Louisville basketball coach.
Mary Ann Gerth/CJ
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Behind the scenes look at an FBI investigation | 23:59
Former prosecutor Marc Murphy talks with the CJ’s Phillip Bailey about the investigative process as talk centers on the U of L college basketball recruiting investigation.
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Rick Pitino: landing recruit Brian Bowen and asst. coach Jordan Fair
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Behind the scenes look at an FBI investigation
Federal prosecutors dropped charges against a former AAU basketball program director last week because he kept bribes meant for a University of Miami recruit, according to an ESPN report citing unnamed sources close to the investigation.
An FBI complaint released in September alleged Jonathan Brad Augustine accepted $12,700 intended to steer a Louisville recruit but does not allege whether any payments were ever made toward the $150,00 believed to be needed to steer the Miami recruit.
The two unnamed players were members of the Florida-based 1 Family AAU basketball program run by Augustine, who was one of 10 men arrested in September as part of the FBI’s investigation into corruption in college basketball recruiting. Augustine resigned from his position after he was charged with wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering.
During a July meeting to discuss the recruitment of the unnamed Class of 2019 Louisville recruit, Augustine accepted $12,700 cash in an envelope offered by an undercover FBI agent while being recorded in a Las Vegas hotel room and while an unnamed Louisville assistant coach was also present, according to the complaint.
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Background: Charges dismissed against Augustine in recruiting scandal
Sports agent Christian Dawkins, also one of those arrested, said the money was to “take care of July, of August” and had previously told an undercover agent that Augustine would need $5,000 to be passed along to the unnamed Louisville recruit’s family by August, according to the complaint.
After the $12,700 payment was made to Augustine, an undercover FBI agent told the Louisville assistant coach the money would make his program happy because it meant the athlete would be going to Louisville.
The complaint is less clear on whether the FBI believed any money changed hands to influence the Miami recruit.
The FBI recorded a call in August during which Gatto asked Adidas consultant Merl Code to wait until 2018 to make payments for the Miami recruit, according to the complaint.
The complaint then cites another recorded phone call during which Code allegedly told Augustine that he would do what was necessary “to make sure that we secure the kid” but that “budget-wise, everything was kind of strapped for ’17. … So ’18 puts us in a better place to have that conversation.”
The complaint also accused Gatto, Code, Dawkins and financial advisor Munish Sood of conspiring to funnel $100,000 to the family of Brian Bowen, who in May signed with Louisville. The men allegedly made one payment of $19,500 to Bowen’s father, according to the complaint.
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Louisville suspended Bowen in September and he has since transferred to the University of South Carolina, which is seeking NCAA approval to play him this season.
Augustine and Sood, who was allegedly starting a business with Dawkins, are the only two among those arrested in September not to be indicted. Sood recently was granted a 30-day extension, which could signal he is working on a plea deal. The extension ends March 10.
Attorneys for Gatto, Dawkins and Code have requested their clients’ cases be dismissed and have requested their phone records and wiretaps of their phones be thrown out as evidence.
Citing unnamed sources, ESPN reported evidence in the case, including records seized from NBA agent Andy Miller in September, could lead to NCAA violations for as many as three dozen Division I programs.