College hoops and the feds

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By the way, a friend told me a year ago that the NCAA crystal basketball national championship trophy that's on display at the University of Louisville practice facility is a replica: the real one is kept in Pitino's office.

Now that Pitino is locked out, it's the perfect time for an Ocean's 11-style heist . . .

Just sayin' . . .
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Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino received almost all of the cash that Louisville received from Adidas in the school's expiring deal with the shoe company, according to a report, though an Adidas spokesperson said all the money in the new deal recently signed is earmarked to the school.

The Louisville Courier-Journal reported on Thursday that Pitino received 98 percent of the cash Louisville was to receive, which is roughly $1.5 million a year for five years through July 1.
http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basket ... didas-deal
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sighyoung wrote:
BottenFieldofDreams wrote:
sighyoung wrote:Don't worry, Louisville hasn't fired me yet. Hold on. There's a knock on the door. Let me
You've been making sure the players in your class complete their coloring sheets, right? You know, or at least your graduate assistant is finishing them for the players?
The interesting thing is Pitino actually checked on his players and made sure they went to class.

So you're saying Pitino didn't run his program like North Carolina ran theirs.
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RCJ
NEW YORK -- Former Adidas consultant T.J. Gassnola testified in federal court Monday that he didn't believe that Kansas Jayhawks coach Bill Self and assistant coach Kurtis Townsend were aware he was facilitating money from the sneaker company to the parents or guardians of high-profile recruits to ensure they signed with the Jayhawks.

But text messages between Gassnola, Self and Townsend presented by defense attorneys on Monday indicated the Kansas coaches were at least aware of Gassnola's involvement in the Jayhawks' recruitment of current player Silvio De Sousa, a native of Angola.
http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basket ... ecruitment
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RCJ
Defense attorney: Kansas' Bill Self requested $20K payment for Silvio De Souza
http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basket ... -bill-self
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