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Louisville basketball self-imposes postseason ban amid escort scandal

Louisville basketball self-imposes postseason ban amid escort scandal

Louisville has announced a one-year postseason ban for its men's basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal in which an escort alleged that a former staffer paid her and other dancers to strip and have sex with recruits and players.

University President James Ramsey said Friday at a news conference that an investigation by the school has revealed that some violations did occur. Ramsey said the ban is for all postseason tournaments, including the NCAA and the Atlantic Coast Conference tournaments.

Ramsey said he received the latest results of the investigation on Thursday, but noted the review of the allegation is continuing.

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