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Louisville confirms it has received notice it is included in federal investigation involving criminal activity related to men's basketball.

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

Louis Martin "Marty" Blazer III, a former Pittsburgh financial adviser, who was accused of swindling $2.35 million from five clients by the Securities and Exchange Commission, was the cooperating witness who helped the FBI in its investigation of the basketball coaches and other defendants, according to U.S. Department of Justice documents obtained by ESPN.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Louisville issues statement acknowledging its inclusion in a federal investigation:

ESPN has identified Louisville among schools in FBI complaint (1:23)
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NCAA coaches among 10 facing federal charges

Federal prosecutors have announced charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball. Among those arrested and charged are four assistant coaches at Auburn, Arizona, Oklahoma State and USC.

Pitino says NBA could allow high school players (0:37)
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19dJohn Gasaway

Good luck scoring against these five college hoops teams

Need a bucket against Louisville? We wish you the best. Same for those bringing the ball up the floor against West Virginia. Those are just two of the teams in our projections of the best defenses in college basketball.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star center Moses Brown also has his first official visit this weekend, to Louisville. Maryland, Kansas, many others involved.

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HOF coach Crum recovering from health scare

Former Louisville head coach Denny Crum is recovering in an Alaska hospital following a health scare while fishing on Wednesday. Doctors believe the Hall of Fame coach suffered a mild stroke.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Official visits for ESPN 100 forward Darius Days: • Louisville: 9/15 • Ohio State: 9/26 • UNC: 10/7 • LSU: 10/20 Planning a Xavier trip as well.

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61dSeth Walder

Preseason BPI: Louisville won't stay down long

The NCAA cloud hanging over Louisville won't last too long. The Cardinals are ranked No. 2 overall -- and No. 1 defensively -- in the initial 2017-18 Basketball Power Index.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star junior Joey Baker said over the weekend he hears from Louisville, UCLA, NC State and Florida the most right now.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Spotted Rick Pitino earlier. He was watching five-star 2019 Bryan Antoine and ESPN 100 forward Darius Days.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Darius Days' stock continues to rise. Louisville, Virginia Tech, Xavier, Florida State, USC, Texas A&M all represented for him today.

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69dMyron Medcalf

Who would coach the perfect college basketball team?

Myron Medcalf writes that the perfect coaching duo to lead the perfect college team would be Rick Pitino as head coach and John Calipari as his assistant. Pitino's defensive strategy coupled with Calipari's fluid offensive approach would make this group a monster against any opposing all-star cast.

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76dMyron Medcalf

The best combos in college basketball

Louisville is a popular pick as a preseason national title contender and will rely on Deng Adel and Quentin Snider to lift them to the ACC's elite.

Team Stats

Points Per Game77.380th
Rebounds Per Game39.521st
Assists Per Game13.6166th
Points Allowed66.040th

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Tournament History

Final Fours10
Tournament Record75-42
Championship Seasons1980, 1986, 2013
Tournament Appearances41