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Dick Vitale Reacts To Today's Louisville News

Dick Vitale talks on ESPN.

The NCAA announced today that it will be upholding its penalties against Louisville's men's basketball program. The Cardinals' appeal has been denied.

Louisville will have to vacate wins from the 2011-12 to 2014-15 seasons. This includes the 2013 national championship.

The Cardinals defeated Michigan in the NCAA Tournament's championship game that year. The banner has to come down.

Here's what the NCAA said:

Louisville must vacate men’s basketball records in which student-athletes competed while ineligible during the 2011-12 through 2014-15 academic years according to a decision issued by the NCAA Division I Infractions Appeals Committee. The appeals committee also upheld the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions penalty that requires the university to return to the NCAA money received through conference revenue sharing for its appearances in the 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championships.

In the Committee on Infractions’ decision, the panel found that a former Louisville director of basketball operations acted unethically when he committed serious violations by arranging striptease dances and sex acts for prospects, student-athletes and others, and did not cooperate with the investigation. The violations in the case resulted in some men’s basketball student-athletes competing while ineligible.

ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale has reacted to today's news. He's not shocked.

"This is certainly NO SHOCK," Vitale wrote. "Shame on YOU ANDRE McGEE."

McGee is the former Louisville assistant who allegedly arranged for the stripteases and sex acts.

Louisville says it disagrees with the NCAA's decision.