UofL BASKETBALL | Crum Discusses Recent UofL Men's Basketball Scandal

10/02/2017 02:10 PM

Former UofL men’s basketball head coach Denny Crum held his 15th Annual Denny Crum Golf Tournament on Monday afternoon.

The event took place at the UofL Golf Club.

It raises money for the Denny Crum Scholarship Foundation, which “awards scholarships to individuals who have demonstrated leadership, community service, and academic achievement.”

While out there, Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff asked Crum about his thoughts on the recent news surrounding the UofL men’s basketball program’s link to a federal investigation into corruption and fraud within college basketball:

Crum also talked about what needs to happen going forward:

One thing Crum did tell Chernoff was that he had and continues to have no interest in coaching the program again.

“I’ve been retired 16 years,” said Crum. “I’m 80 years old. I’m not interested in another job.”

The Denny Crum Scholarship Foundation will host a live and silent auction reception and game watch on Thursday night at 6:30 ET at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. To register, visit UofLAlumni.org/DennyCrum .

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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