The NCAA Division I Infractions Appeals Committee ruled Tuesday that Louisville must vacate records in which players competed while ineligible during the 2011-12 through 2014-15 seasons - forcing the school to vacate its 2013 national championship, earned with an 82-76 win over MI. Former director of basketball operations Andre McGee was found to have arranged "striptease dances and sex acts for prospects, student-athletes and others, and did not cooperate with the investigation".
"I can not say this strongly enough: We believe the NCAAP is simply wrong to have made this decision", Postel said.
University of Louisville interim President Dr. Greg Postel.
The NCAA's decision to uphold its ruling for Louisville to vacate wins during the 2011-12 through 2014-15 seasons probably has Rick Pitino suffering a severe case of tattoo remorse.
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If nothing else, Notre Dame's denied appeal for a far less massive academic cheating scandal and this latest action against Louisville signals that not all NCAA appeal committees are created equal. Louisville, who has been part of a major scandal that has to do with bribery, strippers and a bunch of other bad stuff, was ordered to vacate its 2013 national title. "While we disagree with the NCAA's decision, it is time for the university to close this chapter and move forward with a stronger commitment to excellence on and off the court". It became a Level I Violation which is the steepest penalty in the NCAA rules. We won those games.
Louisville self-imposed a postseason ban in 2016; later that spring, it reduced its scholarships and reduced the staff's number of recruiting visits by a quarter. "Go ahead take away the banner but we all know who won in 2013", Mitchell tweeted.
Louisville defeated MI in the 2013 National Championship Game.
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Added interim athletic director Vince Tyra at the press conference: "We'll certainly remove the formal recognition of our accomplishments from our facilities, but they won't remove it from our hearts and minds".
If the NCAA is serious about ending corruption in college basketball, they need to do more than "reverse" the effects of past violations with the removal of wins and championships.
The National Collegiate Athletics Association's Division I Infractions Appeals Committee supported the original punishment handed down by the Division I Committee on Infractions that included vacating the wins from 2012 through 2015.
The appeal committee believed that the violations directly involved university staff members, hence their decision to keep the sanctions in place. "And I think there's not a lot of precedent for that happening".
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In the first round, Nance, the son of the inaugural slam dunk champion, showed a touch of showmanship with a nod to his past. In the first round, Mitchell brought out a another basket to complete the set up of his first dunk. "Yeah Dr.