Cardinal Basketball

David Padgett Named Interim Louisville Basketball Coach

Chris Humphrey

Two days after Rick Pitino was effectively fired, University of Louisville interim president Greg Postel has found the interim basis.

Postel announced on Friday afternoon that David Padgett will lead the Louisville men’s basketball program on an interim basis. Padgett had previously served as an assistant.

The 32-year-old former Cardinal has been on Pitino’s staff since 2014. Initially, he was the program’s director of basketball operations. He was promoted to a full-time assistant in March of 2015.

We’ll have more on the story posted shortly.

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Nick Coffey is the creator and lead publisher for TheCardinalConnect.com. Along with covering Louisville basketball, football and recruiting, Nick also hosts The Red Zone weekdays from noon – 3:00 PM on Cards Radio 790 KRD.

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