Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino, athletic director fired amid FBI bribery investigation

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LOUISVILLE, KY - ESPN is reporting Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino and Louisville Athletic Director Tom Jurich are no longer with the university.

Pitino and Jurich both had meetings Wednesday morning with Interim President Greg Postel.

A press conference is scheduled Wednesday afternoon with Postel.

He told reporters on Lousiville's campus Pitino and Jurich would not be attending.

Postel confirmed the school is part of an FBI investigation into bribes given to high school athletes to influence where they would go to college.

Louisville won the 2013 NCAA Championship with Pitino at the helm.

The school made the NCAA Tournament 13 out of the 16 years he was the head coach there.



 
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