UofL Athletic Association Board fires Pitino

RAW VIDEO: Rick Pitino's lawyer makes statement after addressing ULAA board

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Rick Pitino, the suspended University of Louisville head men’s basketball coach, was terminated by the University of Louisville Athletic Association Board on Monday, Oct. 16. 

The board unanimously voted to fire Pitino. 

The university had to give a 10-day notice before it could take any final action against the coach.

RELATED: ULAA board takes up Pitino case Monday

Pitino said he will be vindicated in the FBI investigation. His attorney, Steve Pence, says it will be a "bare-knuckle fight" over Pitino’s contract and pay out if he’s fired.

The following video is of Steve Pence, Pitino's attorney, who made a statement earlier on Monday:

Coach Pitino was on unpaid administrative leave leading up to Monday’s vote.

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► Trinity star de-commits from UofL during FBI investigation

► Vince Tyra named as UofL's acting AD

► ESPN Radio Host Bob Valvano chimes in on FBI Investigation

► UofL a part of FBI investigation; four college basketball assistants arrested across U.S.

► VIDEO: Terry Meiners talks about Rick Pitino

For more information on the UofL Investigation, go to whas11.com/uoflinvestigation

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