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July 31, 2020

Trey James, State of Kentucky’s Career Shot-Block Leader, Commits to Rick Pitino’s Iona Gaels

Nick Roush 6:00pm July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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Rick Pitino has returned to Kentucky to recruit one of the Commonwealth’s best basketball players. Trey James, a 6-foot-10 Martin County center, committed to play college basketball at Iona Friday afternoon. Martin County head coach Jason James told the Herald-Leader the younger James made the decision during a phone call with Pitino. Last season James broke…

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July 19, 2020

Rex Chapman reflects on role Rick Pitino played in his recovery

Maggie Davis 6:00pm July 19, 2020 7/19/20

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Rex Chapman isn’t afraid to talk about his past. Throughout the past few months, the former Wildcat has repeatedly opened up about his personal struggles with addiction and his transformation into a “Block or Charge” social media star in conversations with ESPN and Ryan McGee, Fox Sports and Shannon Spake, and national sports radio host…

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July 17, 2020

Calipari joined Cameo. Can you guess his cost?

Drew Franklin 6:00pm July 17, 2020 7/17/20

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Quarantine Cal found a new hobby to keep him busy while he can’t be out jet-setting around AAU tournaments all summer. Calipari and his new look joined Cameo, the site where celebrities charge fans for personalized video messages. So how much for John Calipari to record a personalized shout-out, you think? The answer is only…

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July 1, 2020

Rick Pitino suggests college basketball should start in January

Drew Franklin 1:30pm July 1, 2020 7/1/20

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Rick Pitino, head coach of your Ioan Gaels men’s basketball program, has a suggestion for the start of college basketball: push it back to January and only play the league games. Pitino tweeted his plan Wednesday afternoon, saying, “Suggestion to the NCAA, push the start of the season back to January and only play league…

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May 8, 2020

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Young Rick Pitino on paying players

Drew Franklin 4:15pm May 8, 2020 5/8/20

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Now that Rick Pitino is back in the news for his shiny new NCAA violation, some people are having fun at his expense online. I would never participate in such behavior, but there are people who do because Pitino’s Louisville got caught cheating while on probation for cheating. We can’t be doing that. Anyway, among…

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May 6, 2020

LOOK: UK holds Zoom call with ’96-’98 teams, including Rick Pitino, Tubby Smith

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:45am May 6, 2020 5/6/20 Comments Disabled

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Today in “Things that make you go Hmmm”: last night, DeWayne Peevy hosted a Zoom call with Mitch Barnhart, Rick Pitino, Tubby Smith, and about 20 members of the 1996-1998 Kentucky basketball teams. Former Wildcat Cameron Mills tweeted screenshots of the call this morning and said the reasons behind it will be shared in the…

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May 4, 2020

SHOCKER: Rick Pitino “firmly disagrees” with his Level II allegation

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:27pm May 4, 2020 5/4/20

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This will come as a total shock, but Rick Pitino is not happy about the Level II violation levied against him by the NCAA today. In a statement released by Iona, the former Louisville coach said he “firmly” disagrees with the NCAA’s allegation that he did not satisfy his head coach responsibility when he failed…

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LIVE: UofL press conference regarding NCAA Notice of Allegations

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:32pm May 4, 2020 5/4/20

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The University of Louisville is holding a press conference to address the NCAA’s Notice of Allegations, which accuses the men’s basketball program of one Level One violation and three Level Two violations in the pay-to-play scheme. You can watch live below.  

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NCAA accuses Louisville of one Level I violation, three Level 2 violations

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:58pm May 4, 2020 5/4/20

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The University of Louisville has confirmed that it received its Notice of Allegations from the NCAA. After a two-year investigation into the school’s involvement in the pay-to-play scheme in the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons, the NCAA is accusing the men’s basketball program of one Level I violation and three Level II violations, including one for…

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BREAKING: Louisville basketball has received a Notice of Allegations from the NCAA

Jack Pilgrim 12:25pm May 4, 2020 5/4/20

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The University of Louisville has officially received a Notice of Allegations from the NCAA. According to a report by Danielle Lerner of The Athletic, the school has received its NOA pertaining to the men’s basketball program and is preparing to release a statement and announce a press conference in the immediate future. The University of…

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