If Rick Pitino really did not know about the details of the successive scandals that officially ended his tenure as University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Monday, it is far worse than if he did know
Kentucky’s Big Blue Madness included the customary calls for basketball victories and a national championship. But an on-court gathering of past and present UK players gave the celebration a family reunion feel.
While an ongoing FBI investigation hovers over college basketball, Kentucky used media day to suggest there’s nothing for the Big Blue Nation to worry about. Coach John Calipari said UK had not been contacted by investigators.
In his first appearance with reporters since the FBI investigation into alleged corruption in college basketball was revealed, Kentucky men’s basketball Coach John Calipari faced a number of questions on the issue at the beginning of the UK Media Day press conference Thursday.
UK basketball coach John Calipari gives his response to NCAA president Mark Emmert’s statement about forming a Commission on College Basketball in response to recent federal investigations in college basketball.