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Dick Vitale Says Rick Pitino 'Vehemently Denies' Allegations

Dickie V reveals what Pitino said to him about the investigation.

On Wednesday, Louisville announced that Pitino is on unpaid administrative leave. His employment wasn't immediately terminated due to a clause in his contract that states Louisville must give him 10 days notice to dispute his firing.

Thursday morning, CBS' Dana Jacobson reported that Pitino is "Coach 2" from the FBI report released Tuesday. The report suggests he facilitated payment to a high school recruit.

Despite the new information, Pitino is still claiming his innocence.

Dick Vitale spoke with Pinito and said the coach "vehemently denies" the allegations against him.

If Rick Pitino is officially outed as "Coach 2" in the FBI's investigation, it could get ugly.