UofL officially names David Padgett as interim men's basketball coach

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Postel also said the job status of assistant coaches on the staff would be decided after an interim athletic director is named.

That being former UofL player David Padgett who was announced as the team's interim basketball coach late Friday afternoon.While admitting he hadn't slept in 72 hours, Padgett brought with him a sense of calm and goal, giving Cardinals' fans reason for hope, stilling the troubled waters for at least a few minutes.

"You can make millions off one kid", said Christian Dawkins, a former recruiter for ASM Sports.

Each coach is facing up to 80 years in prison, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "The organization was extraordinarily appreciative of these efforts and made it clear that resolved their concerns around the University of Louisville board of trustees so I think that issue has been put to rest".

In those discussions, according to those familiar with federal investigations, prosecutors likely will apply pressure as they seek evidence against the people not named in the complaints unsealed Tuesday: "Senior Executive-1" with the apparel company later identified as Adidas, "Coach-2", who works at the university later identified as Louisville, and others at schools referred to without descriptions who apparently also were bidding for players.

Jurich was placed on paid administrative leave until a university Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for October 16, where it is likely he will be fired.

University of Louisville assistant basketball coach David Padgett has accepted an opportunity to take over the Cardinals program on a six-month interim contract. They are 18 and 19-year-old kids and it's a tough time for them right now.

Pitino's attorney Steve Pence told the Louisville Courier-Journal that the coach has been "effectively fired". Minutes later, it was announced that Pitino was placed on unpaid administrative leave.

Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino listens during an NCAA college basketball news conference Thursday, June 15, 2017 in Louisville, Ky.

Having dealt with past scandals in the basketball program, the captains are leaders to the young team.

Izzo, a Hall of Famer, says it's a "black eye" to have the sport involved in a federal investigation. I'm sure Coach P wasn't aware of it. Any player or coach found to be directly involved should also be considered for a potential ban from NCAA men's basketball. "I was surprised when I saw it coming but you can't control everyone".

"I'm sure we'll have conference calls". Asked if there have been delays, Thibodeau said, "Not really". Both Pitino and Jurich's statuses would be reviewed at a later date, Postel said. Person and Evans were immediately suspended.

"For the 10 charged men, the madness of college basketball went well beyond the Big Dance in March", Kim said. This firm would be tasked with monitoring the practices of the NCAA's teams to ensure compliance with all league rules. They are charged in a bribery scheme to steer future National Basketball Association players toward selected sports agents and financial advisers.

Fellow ACC powerhouse Louisville has already been notified it is under FBI investigation.

Evans was an assistant for SC under coach Frank Martin from 2012 to 2014. He's still considering Indiana, Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina, Vanderbilt and UCLA.

Martin led SC to its first Final Four last season.

Louisville acknowledges involvement in a federal investigation of alleged bribery of recruits. A source told ABC that in court records that he is the "Coach-2" who played a role in funneling money to a recruit.

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