Two projected starters for Louisville's
basketball team were released from jail Sunday after being arrested
the night before on misdemeanor charges of resisting law
enforcement in southern Indiana.
University of Louisville spokesman Kenny Klein confirmed that
sophomore forward Terrence Jennings and senior guard Jerry Smith
were arrested on the misdemeanor charges Saturday night in
Jeffersonville, Ind. Both were released from the Clark County jail
on Sunday morning.
Klein said basketball coach Rick Pitino is aware of the arrests
and the issue will be handled inside the program.
Details of the arrests were not immediately available Sunday
afternoon. A message left for a jail spokesman was not immediately
The Courier-Journal newspaper reported that Jennings and Smith
attended a Louisville alumni homecoming party at a banquet hall in
Jeffersonville, just across the Ohio River from Louisville.
Smith, a 6-foot-2 senior from Wauwatosa, Wis., was named a
co-captain for the upcoming season. He started 35 games last season
and averaged 7.8 points and 2.1 rebounds.
Jennings, a 6-foot-10 sophomore from Sacramento, Calif.,
averaged 4.2 points and 2.9 rebounds last season. He is expected to
earn a spot in the Cardinals' starting lineup this season.