Louisville’s Rick Pitino suspended; program placed on probation following recruiting scandal

The team may also have to vacate their 2013 national championship.

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June 15, 2017

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino looks on as his team falls behind late during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame won 77-70.

The Louisville men’s basketball program has been placed on probation for four years, and head coach Rick Pitino will be forced to sit out the first five ACC games of the upcoming season following a years-long investigation into violations surrounding recruiting.

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