UofL BASKETBALL | Louisville Parts Ways With Assistant Coach Kenny Johnson

11/22/2017 10:58 AM

The University of Louisville announced Wednesday that it had “parted ways with associate head men’s basketball coach Kenny Johnson, terminating his employment per the provisions in his contract.”

Johnson, along with former assistant Jordan Fair, had been placed on administrative leave back on October 6, stemming from the F.B.I investigation into a college basketball pay-for-play scheme.

Johnson was hired by Louisville in 2014, after spending two years at Indiana. Prior to that, he had coached one year at Towson and spent six years with an AAU program.

Johnson was regarded as Louisville’s top recruiter.

The university announced it will have no further comment.

Lyndsey Gough

Lyndsey is a Video Journalist for Spectrum News. You can catch Lyndsey’s work on Sports Night, the only nightly show dedicated to covering everything from high school to college sports in Kentucky. She loves covering all sports but it’s the personal stories that really stand out to Lyndsey, like the story of a community coming together to remember high school track start Trinity Gay who was killed. Lyndsey came to Spectrum News from WBKO in Bowling Green where she was an Anchor, Reporter and Producer covering news and sports. She’s a lifelong Kentuckian and a graduate of UK. Sports Night airs at 6:30 and 10:30 weeknights on Spectrum News. If you have a story idea for Lyndsey email her at Lyndsey.gough@charter.com.

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