Kenny Payne was a popular fan at the Louisville women's NCAA first round game (Mike DeZarn photo).

Kenny Payne returns to his Louisville home

Moments before the UofL-Albany tipoff in the first round of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament, a huge roar goes up in the crowd of 8,407 at the KFC Yum! Center. Everyone turning, many of them rising to their feet, to catch a glimpse of a

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New York Knicks assistant Kenny Payne is a slight favorite to be the next Louisville head coach (New York Knicks photo).

Payne favorite for UofL job but without Nike support

The top three possibilities for the next UofL coach are individuals with strong Louisville ties, according to, a Las Vegas betting site. Their top choice is Kenny Payne, a player on Louisville’s 1986 championship team and a former University of Kentucky assistant. The odds

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