LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Late Wednesday morning the University of Louisville fired athletic director Tom Jurich amid a massive scandal that ensnared the university’s basketball program, sources told Yahoo Sports, and signs indicate that by afternoon head basketball coach Rick Pitino will be fired, as well.

Sources say a team meeting has been scheduled for 12:30 ET. Interim University of Louisville President Greg Postel has scheduled a 1 p.m. ET news conference, which he said neither Pitino nor Jurich will attend.

Pitino, the Hall of Fame basketball coach who guided the Cardinals to the 2013 national championship and two other Final Fours, is expected to be fired after the second major scandal of the past two years enveloped his program. In June, an NCAA investigation culminated in a ruling that forced Louisville to vacate that national title as punishment for a stripper scandal funded by a staffer on behalf of players and recruits. And on Tuesday, an announcement of a federal investigation into massive college basketball corruption ensnared Louisville basketball in a web of potential broken laws and broken NCAA rules

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