Louisville freshman Brian Bowen, confirmed as the player alleged by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to have received up to $100,00 from apparel sponsor adidas in exchange for a commitment to the Cardinals, will not be allowed to re-join the Louisville basketball team.
Brian Bowen's Louisville career is over before it started.
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Louisville interim athletic director Vince Tyra released a statement regarding Bowen, saying, "Brian has been a responsible young man for the institution since he enrolled". Per the school's statement, Bowen will receive written permission to contact other schools, and can still attend school via scholarship if he wishes.
Bowen, a Saginaw native, is alleged to have received $100,000 in exchange for his commitment to Louisville.
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Then he scored on a 2-yard run to cap the 71-yard drive early in the fourth quarter to put the Vikings ahead for good at 14-7. With the score tied at 7, it looked like the Rams were going to go in for more, but Cooper Kupp fumbled at the one-yard line.
That player was believed to be Bowen. NCAA rules prohibit athletes from accepting cash or gifts not available to all students. Head coach Rick Pitino was sacked, as was AD Tom Jurich.
According to Jeff Greer of the Louisville Courier-Journal, the school also announced it will allow Bowen to seek a transfer if he so chooses. Former head coach Rick Pitino was officially fired five days later. The university had placed him on administrative leave last month following the revelation that the FBI investigation involved Louisville.
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