In what is the most shocking development in an incredibly stunning story, Rick Pitino is reportedly the unidentified Coach 2 in the FBI's affidavit.
University of Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino and Athletics Director Tom Jurich have been put on administrative leave, interim president Gregory Postel said Wednesday amid a federal investigation into corruption in college basketball.
News outlets across the country reported that Pitino had been fired.
The scandal that rocked college basketball Tuesday didn't implicate any programs or head coaches by name.
This is all coming after Pitino released a second statement denying any knowledge of any happenings.
He says they will continue to monitor the issue, and take appropriate actions if necessary.
According to CBS News, "investigators allege Pitino, identified in court filings as 'Coach-2, ' spoke with an adidas executive on the phone three times in what may have been an attempt to get Bowen's family additional money".
Four NCAA basketball coaches and an Adidas manager are among 10 people that the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested inconnection with a corruption probe.
Pitino and his program already were not in the good graces of the NCAA.
Padgett began his playing career at Kansas before transferring to Louisville after the 2003-04 season.
Pitino Is "Coach-2" In College Basketball Scandal
I said, 'Yeah, I'd be really interested.' They had to come in unofficially, pay for their hotel, pay for their meals. The 65-year-old has been the coach at Louisville for 16 seasons and ranks third on the school's all-time win list.
Manchester City at Chelsea, Premier League
Both teams are heading into the clash on the back of impressive Champions League outings earlier this week. It was Chelsea's second home defeat this season after their 3-2 opening day loss to Burnley.
The best College GameDay signs of Week 5
The Hokies will put up a fight, but Clemson's defense should prove too strong for the home team to pull off the upset. ESPN's College GameDay rolled onto campus here at Virginia Tech Monday and picked this spot for their broadcasts.
Saints welcome back Willile Snead as he returns from suspension
Phillip Rivers in week two and Josh McCown last week combined to complete 79% of their passes which is also last in the league. In 2014, New Orleans' first victory started a 4-2 run and each of the last two seasons the first victory triggered a 4-1 run.
Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Man City
Indeed, Chelsea's new £55 million striker looked completely unfazed about playing in front of the man he replaced. Bundesliga got me so much experience and two years in the Champions League as well, so I got a lot of experience.
Unified Framework For Fixing Our Broken Tax Code
That generated immediate pushback from lawmakers in high-tax states where, in some cases, half of taxpayers claim that deduction. Outside experts said that puts real limits on interpreting the results - and Republicans said the findings were biased.