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Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

David Padgett told ESPN he hopes to have his assistant coaches figured out by the end of the week. Said he's going through the process with a few candidates.

What's next for Pitino? (1:03)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Notable excerpt from Rick Pitino's lawyers' submission to the board: "To find a failure of diligent supervision, monitoring or oversight, ULAA must have proof that Coach Pitino deviated from a standard. . . . if ULAA terminates Coach Pitino's contract without proof of that deviation, it will be in breach of contract, and will be obligated to pay him the full balance due under his contract."

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ULAA voted to terminate Rick Pitino's contract with "just cause."

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Pence, Pitino's lawyer: "Nobody can guarantee the activities of everyone under them." Said if it happened on Pitino's watch, then it also happened on the watch of the school president and Board of Trustees chairman.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Pence, Pitino's lawyer: "The right thing is to make the determination that the coach did not know and could not have known of this scheme."

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Rick Pitino's lawyers just entered the executive session of the ULAA board meeting.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Cover of the Louisville student paper. Check out the Adidas logo.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

The ULAA board is now going into executive session -- closed to the public -- to discuss the future of Rick Pitino.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

David Padgett will get paid $800,000 for one year as interim head coach, plus incentives and bonuses.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ULAA passes resolutions ratifying the appointment of David Padgett as acting head coach and Vince Tyra as acting athletic director.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

The University of Louisville Athletic Association has a board meeting in about 30 minutes where it will vote on Rick Pitino's status.

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1dJeff Borzello

Louisville votes to terminate Pitino's contract

Louisville's athletic board voted unanimously to fire Rick Pitino despite arguments earlier Monday from his lawyers that the Hall of Fame coach had no knowledge of activities alleged in an FBI investigation.

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Madness ensues with UNC banner, Drake at UK

A new championship banner at UNC's Dean Smith Center and another appearance by rapper Drake at Kentucky were among the highlights of Midnight Madness-style events across college basketball.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

John Calipari was asked about Rick Pitino: "It's unfortunate, all the stuff that's come down. But let's talk about my team."

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Courtside: David Padgett on becoming coach at Louisville

Louisville interim coach David Padgett talks to Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich about taking over as coach, how the players have handled the transition, support he has received from Rick Pitino, his hiring of Trent Johnson as an assistant and more.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Louisville announces it has parted ways with assistant coach Jordan Fair.

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6dJeff Goodman

Louisville hires Johnson as assistant, fires Fair

Trent Johnson, who has been a Division I head coach for 17 seasons, was hired Wednesday as an assistant on Louisville acting head coach David Padgett's staff. Also, the Cardinals fired assistant coach Jordan Fair.


Mike Schmitz ESPN 

Tremendous game from Donovan Mitchell. First time ever in Staples center and the rookie went for 26 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assist in 33 minutes. Had a lot of success playing on the ball. PG skills evolving. Plays with supreme confidence.

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7dJeff Borzello

FBI investigation sending shockwaves through 2018 recruits

Ramifications of the FBI's investigation into college basketball are being felt by a number of schools. Louisville has already lost two five-star recruits, and the Cardinals aren't the only ones.

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Louisville suspends two assistants amid inquiry

Louisville men's basketball assistant coaches Kenny Johnson and Jordan Fair are on paid administrative leave as the university continues its investigation into NCAA violations involving paying a recruit.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Louisville has placed associate head basketball coach Kenny Johnson and assistant coach Jordan Fair on paid administrative leave, effective immediately, school announces.

Stephen A.: Pitino exemplifies greed (1:06)
Pitino's Adidas money shocking (1:57)

Team Stats

Points Per Game77.380th
Rebounds Per Game39.521st
Assists Per Game13.6166th
Points Allowed66.040th

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Tournament History

Final Fours10
Tournament Record75-42
Championship Seasons1980, 1986, 2013
Tournament Appearances41