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U of L interim president Greg Postel releases statement on FBI investigation

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As everyone guessed, Louisville is officially “University 6.”

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Here’s the first statement from U of L interim president Greg Postel confirming that the school has received notice that it is under FBI investigation:

STATEMENT FROM GREGORY POSTEL, INTERIM PRESIDENT:

Today, the University of Louisville received notice that it is included in a federal investigation involving criminal activity related to men’s basketball recruiting.

While we are just learning about this information, this is a serious concern that goes to the heart of our athletic department and the university. UofL is committed to ethical behavior and adherence to NCAA rules; any violations will not be tolerated.

We will cooperate fully with any law enforcement or NCAA Investigation into the matter.