Pitino: No interview yet with NCAA about escort allegations
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) A frustrated Rick Pitino says the NCAA has not interviewed him about an escort's book allegations of sex parties at Louisville players' dormitory and doesn't believe the scandal will be resolved until summer.
At the end of Friday's news conference previewing Louisville's Atlantic Coast Conference opener against Wake Forest, the Cardinals coach answered a question about whether he made an obscene gesture to Kentucky fans last week at Rupp Arena - he has said he didn't - before going on an unprompted diatribe about the sex scandal surrounding his program.
Katina Powell alleges former Louisville staffer Andre McGee hired her and other dancers to strip and have sex with recruits and players. Pitino has denied knowledge of the allegations but said Friday he believes one person did ''some scurrilous things.''