BREAKING NEWS: Louisville FIRES men's basketball head coach Rick Pitino after college program was linked to huge bribery and corruption investigation
| Emily Crane For Dailymail.com
9/27/2017 10:58 AM EST
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Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino has been fired after the collage program was linked to a huge fraud and corruption investigation.
Pitino was told he had been sacked during a meeting on Wednesday morning, ESPN reports.
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Athletic director Tom Jurich was also let go by Louisville.
Pitino was one of the highest paid coaches in college basketball with a $7.7 million salary.
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