"A lot of us have played together for a long time and we believe in one another," Kuhn said later, explaining his feelings. "We trust one another. We care for one another. Those are a lot of positives right there that can go a long way in playoff football."
Assistant U.S. Attorney John Kuhn said in court Monday that Karen Cunagin Sypher threatened to ruin Pitino's reputation with false allegations of rape and that she lied repeatedly as part of her scheme.