John is a tireless worker and for so many years, his time and energy have been consumed by working to make our league better for all of its membership. We at the University of Louisville are indebted to John for his efforts in navigating our university’s move to the BIG EAST Conference. He is a true gentleman in every sense of the word and has terrific character and integrity. John is a good friend, we have appreciated our association with him and we wish him the very best.Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich on the resignation of Big East Commissioner John Marinatto. The quote was provided by Louisville Courier-Journal columnist Eric Crawford and was originally posted here.