These two potential aggravating factors don't bode well for Rick Pitino when the Committee on Infractions views his case. He's change with a Level II violation, but there's two potentially aggravating factors. (These will help guide potential suspension length.) pic.twitter.com/7tkPpgYRNC
— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) May 4, 2020
The news reverberates deep within the Louisville program, but will also be followed closely by Iona. That’s where former Louisville coach Pitino was hired this spring despite uncertainty about his exposure in the case.
According to the NCAA penalty matrix, Pitino could miss up to half of a season from suspension if the Level II violation is found to be aggravated. If it’s a standard penalty, he could lose up to 30 percent of the season.
You can’t outrun your past Rick.
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