Kenny Payne's Tenure at Louisville Reached a New Low Against Duke

Payne is Pain
Louisville v Duke
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Louisville Basketball fell to Duke last night in a dominating game by the Blue Devils and handed Louisville their third 20-point loss of the season.

Kenny Payne is now responsible for 2 of the 3 twenty-point loss seasons in the history of Louisville Cardinal basketball. Payne's 2 season at UofL are also the only back to back years to do so in the history of Cardinal basketball.

Payne seems to be making all types of history and is breaking old records as his time at Louisville goes on, but they are not the right type of records, as Payne continues to wreck the program more by the day.

It seems like a new low has for the basketball program has been happening every month since he arrived on Campus. From starting 0-9, having 12 wins to date in 2 seasons, Ty-Laur Johnson's tights situation, baffling quotes in press conferences, and having little to no coaching presence on the sideline or in game, the Kenny Payne era has been a disaster. And enough is enough at this point.

As Louisville fans and alumni, we all love Kenny Payne as a person and for bringing a championship here in 1986, but as a coach he has failed in all aspects. It is looking like Payne will be let go barring a serious miracle with recruiting and an on court finish to the season, and it is well deserved at this point.

The Cardinals have 3 games left in the regular season, and an ACC tournament game to play after that. Hopefully the Cardinals will show some fight and give the fans something to cheer for in this final 3-game homestand, but it will likely end with something Payne knows about all too well with his time at Louisville:

Losing basketball games.