Louisville’s Rick Pitino and Tom Jurich placed on administrative leave

A final decision on Jurich and Pitino will be made by the trustees no later than Oct. 18Louisville men’s head basketball coach Rick Pitino has been placed on unpaid administrative leave, interim president Greg Postel announced Wednesday.

Athletic director Tom Jurich has been placed on paid administrative leave, Postel said at a news conference.

The news comes after the program was linked to a federal investigation into fraud and corruption in recruiting.

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