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Louisville has two ESPN 100 prospects decommit

ESPN 100 prospects Anfernee Simons and Courtney Ramey both decommitted from Louisville on Wednesday, less than an hour after the school announced head coach Rick Pitino was placed on administrative leave. “Due to the recent events that have taken place, my family and I have decided it’s in my best interest to de-commit from the University of Louisville,” Simons said in a statement on Twitter. “I will be reopening my recruitment. This was a very tough decision to make and I am deeply saddened by this. I appreciate all of the support from the Louisville fans.” Ramey’s father, Terrell, confirmed to ESPN that his son had also reopened his recruitment. “Yes he has, unfortunately,” Ramey said. Louisville placed Pitino on unpaid administrative leave on Wednesday, after the program was linked to an FBI investigation into fraud and corruption in basketball recruiting. Louisville was not explicitly named in the FBI documents, but the school confirmed...

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