UPDATE: Louisville coach, AD placed on leave

In a press conference Wednesday afternoon, University of Louisville's Interim President Greg Postel announced that men's basketball coach Rick Pitino has been placed on unpaid administrative leave.

He also announced that Athletic Director Tom Jurich has been placed on paid administrative leave.

Postel said the employment of both Pitino and Jurich will be evaluated.

Original Story
ESPN reports that both Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino and Louisville Athletic Director Tom Jurich are no longer with the university.

According to reports, both Pitino and Jurich had meetings with university Interim President Greg Postel Wednesday morning.

Postel has confirmed that the university is part of an FBI investigation into bribes given to high school athletes to influence their choice of college.

Postel will be holding a press conference Wednesday afternoon without Pitino or Jurich.

On Tuesday, it was announced that four assistant basketball coaches were charged with fraud and corruption. The coaches, from Arizona, Auburn, Oklahoma State and Southern California, were charged in relation to a 3-year FBI probe focusing on coaches being paid large sums of money to push NBA prospects towards agents, financial advisers and apparel companies.

Reports say that Oklahoma State coach Lamont Evans allegedly was paid to set up a meeting between a player and an agent in Morgantown.

This story is developing. Stay with 5 News for the latest.