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Another scandal around the Louisville program, this one involving former assistant and ESPN commentator Dino Gaudio.

Once again, the University of Louisville in in the news for all the wrong reasons.

On Tuesday, it was reported that former Cardinals assistant coach Dino Gaudio has been federally charged with extortion.

Back in March, Gaudio was fired from Chris Mack’s staff after spending three years with the Cardinals.

U.S. Attorney alleges that during a meeting with Louisville officials, Gaudio threatened to expose recruiting violations unless he was paid 17 months’ worth of salary after being fired.

What did Gaudio want to expose?

According to reports, he threatened to report that the program violated NCAA rules in its production of recruiting videos for recruits, and he alleged that the men’s basketball program violated NCAA rules by using graduate assistants in practices.

Louisville basketball has had quite a five-year run when it comes to federal court appearances, scandals, coaches being fired, and recruiting violations.

And while these violations don’t appear to be major, the fact they’re coming out while Louisville is already on probation and still awaiting punishment for the Brian Bowen scandal is not going to help their standing with the NCAA.

Here are some additional tweets about the latest story around Louisville basketball, and be sure to send us any good ones we missed in the comments section.

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