Louisville could potentially lose accreditation

Discussion in 'Conference Realignment Board' started by Storrs South, Jan 8, 2017.

  1. buddy

    buddy

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2013
    Messages:
    966
    Likes Received:
    506
    I'm not so sure. I don't think their ship is sinking at all! This type usually triumphs. He alone has propelled Louisville to the P5. Their athletic programs seem to always succeed and they get away with whatever they need to. If he was at UConn five years back, UConn would be in the ACC and not Louisville and we all would be praising him. They are top level in the ACC and nationally in many sports and will eventually surpass all of the other ACC schools as the team to beat. They have money, fan support, and academics don't matter. How can they lose?
     
  2. FDNY99

    FDNY99

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2011
    Messages:
    6,513
    Likes Received:
    6,240
    Easy...the Yum Center deal he has UL situated with is a complete sham for the citizens of Louisville. That place was build with Redevelopment Agency Bonding and there is now way the bonds can be paid off before they default. When they get called and default..UL's deal allows them first right of refusal to purchase the Yum Center at pennies on the dollar. This has been called to light before, and his blustering has made things go away for the time being. Now there is now where else he can hide...hence his threat to build a place on campus. Jurich has painted himself into a corner and may have finally out smarted even himself.
     
  3. buddy

    buddy

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2013
    Messages:
    966
    Likes Received:
    506
    I do hope that you are correct.
     
    uconnfan68 likes this.
  4. HoopsFan21

    HoopsFan21

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2013
    Messages:
    8,812
    Likes Received:
    5,620
    0.0% chance Louisville loses it.
     
  5. Hoophound

    Hoophound

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2011
    Messages:
    3,736
    Likes Received:
    3,523

    This would be a problem in CT. In Louisville, they'll let UL buy it for pennies on the dollar and keep forging ahead with a permanent advantage. Life isn't as complicated in the south. They'll value what UL brings to the city and how it fills up the Yum Center and overlook the public screw job that was perpetrated. Even if they negotiate something to appease critics, UL is still going to get a sweetheart deal.
     
    Butch and HuskyinWRNY like this.
  6. huskymedic

    huskymedic

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2011
    Messages:
    26,373
    Likes Received:
    32,898
  7. FDNY99

    FDNY99

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2011
    Messages:
    6,513
    Likes Received:
    6,240
    It's not an issue until UK is denied those same types of bonds to renovate Freedom Hall (happened)...then all of a sudden things aren't so rosy for Mr Tom Jurich and UL.
     
    uconnfan68 and Who Ha like this.
  8. Marty Jackson

    Marty Jackson

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2012
    Messages:
    3,028
    Likes Received:
    2,015
    wish I had seen earlier... just finished my doctorate at Si Tanka University.
    Oh well. Guess I'll just start over. Hearing Paul Quinn U has a strong grad program...
     
    uconnfan68 likes this.
  9. Seaa Blue

    Seaa Blue

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2014
    Messages:
    970
    Likes Received:
    859
    Who knew... Close your university, lose accrediation. That'll team 'em.
     
  10. Storrs South

    Storrs South

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2016
    Messages:
    89
    Likes Received:
    293
  11. Dream Jobbed 2.0

    Dream Jobbed 2.0 Formerly DiacosArmy

    Joined:
    May 3, 2016
    Messages:
    1,841
    Likes Received:
    2,354
    What about Baylor? They should shut that place down. Disgusting.
     
    Who Ha and UConn Dan like this.
  12. Storrs South

    Storrs South

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2016
    Messages:
    89
    Likes Received:
    293
  13. Seaa Blue

    Seaa Blue

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2014
    Messages:
    970
    Likes Received:
    859
    Any legal minds out there know if the public will ever know what the Office for Civil Rights discovers at Baylor? In other words, even though they apparently have subpoena powers, will those findings be made public?

     
  14. Jerry1714

    Jerry1714

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2012
    Messages:
    3,794
    Likes Received:
    3,683
    Just because you can and do subpoena information or testimony does not mean it will be made publicly available.
     
  15. CL82

    CL82 It's going to be ok - calm down and enjoy the ride

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2011
    Messages:
    17,651
    Likes Received:
    23,346
    Deep down in a place I don't talk about at cocktail parties, I harbor a secret wish that Louisville will lose their accreditation and UConn will get the ACC invite.

    There I said it. I don't believe it but I said it.
     
    Last edited: Feb 6, 2017
  16. huskyrob1

    huskyrob1

    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2011
    Messages:
    1,372
    Likes Received:
    396
    Unfortunately, I might be inclined to agree with this post. What happened at UNC makes Louisville's problem seem trivial, and UNC never even hit a bump in the road. Sad to say because I still hope we get in, but the ACC is the most corrupt conference, period.
     
    uconnell likes this.