Rick Pitino

Uncertainty for Maryland and college basketball after latest FBI-driven subpoenas

Uncertainty for Maryland and college basketball after latest FBI-driven subpoenas

Nearly 10 months have passed since four men’s college basketball assistant coaches were fired at Power 5 schools after being arrested by the FBI for allegedly taking payments for steering players to professional agents.

Less than a month after that, Rick Pitino was fired as coach at Louisville after being accused of paying $100,000 to a top recruit. While Pitino has vehemently denied the allegation, the 65-year-old Hall of Famer has not found another job.

Except for Pitino and the four assistants losing their jobs, life goes on at the programs where they coached. For example, Kenny Johnson, a former Towson assistant and one of Pitino's staff members who reportedly was privy to...

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