FISCHER: 'I believe in the University of Louisville'

Updated: Sep. 27, 2017 at 4:46 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE ,KY (WAVE) - Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer issued a brief statement Wednesday about the most recent scandal at UofL.

I believe in the University of Louisville. We all need to support its students, faculty, and staff who work hard every day. I have confidence that the Board of Trustees will take the necessary actions to lead the city's flagship university to a bright future.

Fischer's statement comes after UofL athletic director Tom Jurich and head basketball coach Rick Pitino were both put on administrative leave.

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