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Louisville Reportedly Tells David Padgett They'll Move In Another Direction

Louisville's basketball court during a game against Miami.

LOUISVILLE, KY - NOVEMBER 18: A general view of the Louisville Cardinals game against the Miami Redhawks at KFC YUM! Center on November 18, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Louisville is set to make a major announcement about the future of its program at 3 p.m. E.T. We already know what that announcement is, though.

247Sports' Evan Daniels reports that the Cardinals have made a decision on interim head coach David Padgett. He will not be retained as the full-time head coach.

Louisville has reportedly informed Padgett that they'll be moving in a different direction.

From 247Sports:

"They are going in a different direction," Padgett said. "They appreciated my efforts and everything I did with this team and to make it a good situation, obviously they wished me nothing but the best and I feel the same about the university."

Padgett, 33, took over the program following Rick Pitino’s dismissal in late September. Padgett led the team to a 22-14 record, including a pair of wins in the NIT, while navigating tumultuous circumstances.

"All thing considered and given the circumstances, everything went pretty well," Padgett said when asked about the season. "Did we achieve everything we wanted? No, but the players gave maximum effort from the first practice to the last game and gave me some increased learning experiences. I couldn’t ask for a better team to coach and all things consider I think we had did a good job."

This comes as no surprise. Padgett did an admirable job this season, but barring something shocking happening, he was never going to be the full-time answer.

Where does Louisville go from here?

Stay tuned.