LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville will promote Josh Heird to athletic director after serving nearly six months as interim athletic director, said a person with knowledge of the situation.
The person spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on the condition of anonymity because the move has not been publicly announced.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Butler coach Thad Matta announced Friday he has hired former Louisville interim coach Mike Pegues and Kevin Kuwik as assistant coaches.
Matta also will retain David Ragland from last season's Bulldogs staff.
Louisville and Kenny Payne have agreed on a deal for the former Cardinals player and current New York Knicks assistant to become the men’s basketball program’s first Black head coach, said a person with knowledge of the situation.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Noah Locke scored 15 points off the bench, Louisville interim coach Mike Pegues picked up his first win, and the Cardinals defeated Clemson 70-61 on Saturday.
The win snaps a seven-game losing streak for Louisville (12-14, 6-10 ACC) in which six losses were to teams with double-digit wins in the ACC.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has chosen consulting firm DHR Global and former NBA executive Glenn Sugiyama to assist its search for a permanent head men’s basketball coach to replace Chris Mack.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville’s athletic board executive committee has approved a new contract for men’s basketball interim coach Mike Pegues that includes a guaranteed bonus of $340,000 and other incentives.
A relaxed-looking Mike Pegues said he is ready for the challenge ahead as Louisville’s interim men’s basketball coach, noting Friday with a laugh that “this isn’t my first rodeo” in the position.
Yes, Pegues fared well in his debut as Louisville’s interim coach when he guided the Cardinals to a pair of Power 5 victories and a tournament title to open the season while Chris Mack was suspended.
A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEKEND
No. 9 Duke at Louisville. The Blue Devils (16-3, 6-2) remain the league’s only AP Top 25 team and now they’re headed to an unusual circumstance by facing a team fresh off a midseason coaching change.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chris Mack is out as Louisville men’s basketball coach.
Mack and the school agreed to part ways and assistant Mike Pegues has been named interim coach for the remainder of the Cardinals' season.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville’s Board of Trustees and the school's Athletic Association have scheduled a joint meeting for Wednesday amid a report that coach Chris Mack will soon be out.
The agenda announcement Tuesday said both boards will “discuss proposed or pending litigation and personnel matters,” but didn’t mention Mack.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Noah Locke scored 16 points and Louisville opened its 108th season with its 21sts consecutive home-opening win, beating Southern 72-60 on Tuesday night.
The Cardinals were without their coach, Chris Mack, who started serving a 20-day, six-game suspension imposed by the University of Louisville and not the NCAA.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chris Mack will have a lot of time on his hands in November watching Louisville basketball from a distance.
The fourth-year Cardinals coach is suspended the first six games this season by the school for failing to follow university guidelines in the firing of ex-assistant Dino Gaudio last spring.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA has amended its Notice of Allegations against Louisville, adding additional violations committed by the men’s basketball program that include impermissible activities and accusations coach Chris Mack did not promote an atmosphere for compliance.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The University of Louisville said Friday that it is suspending head basketball coach Chris Mack for six games for failing to follow procedures in handling an extortion attempt by one of his assistants.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Gillen, Len Elmore and Nancy Lieberman will be this year’s recipients of the Joe Lapchick Character Award.
Gillen helped the Xavier Musketeers to the NCAA Tournament seven times and won 202 games.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville rebounded from a lackluster defeat that will end its stay at No...
Louisville and Kansas finally provided some consistency to what has been a volatile Top 25 poll this season while perennial bluebloods Michigan State and North Carolina continued to tumble after another wave of defeats...
Louisville moved to No. 1 and Michigan had a historic climb to No. 4 in another wild week in The Associated Press Top 25...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Chris Mack says forward Quinn Slazinski has been hospitalized with appendicitis that might require surgery...