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LISTEN: For Longtime Fans, Latest U of L Scandal Is Tough To Take

Reaction continues to pour in after University of Louisville Interim President Tom Postel announced Wednesday that head basketball coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich would be placed on administrative leave. The announcement came a day after the men’s basketball program was implicated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for taking part in a widespread corruption scheme.

For some longtime fans, the news can be tough to take. Listen in the player above.

Here’s more on our coverage of U of L:

How U of L Students Are Responding To New Basketball Revelations

If Pitino And Jurich Leave U of L, School Likely On Hook For Payouts

For Rick Pitino, A History Of Big Wins And Bigger Losses At U of L

In U of L Hoops Scandal, Calls To Board Members May Have Violated Law 

Jacob Ryan

Jacob Ryan joined the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting in December 2017. For three years prior, he worked as a WFPL News reporter and covered issues ranging from City Hall to transportation, public safety to housing. He is a recipient of a Sidney Hillman award, a national Investigative Reporters and Editors award and numerous regional and local awards. Ryan is originally from Eddyville, Kentucky. He’s a graduate of Western Kentucky University.

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