Louisville must vacate 123 wins, including 2013 national title, for stripper scandal

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Louisville must vacate 123 wins, including 2013 national title, for stripper scandal

Program will pay back about $600,000 in conference revenue
University of Louisville interim President Dr. Greg Postel speaks to the media during a news conference Tuesday in Louisville, Ky. Louisville must vacate its 2013 men’s basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel’s decision to uphold sanctions against the men’s program in a sex scandal case. The Cardinals will have to vacate 123 victories, including the 2013 national championship, and return some $600,000 in conference revenue from the 2012-15 NCAA Tournaments.
Louisville head coach Rick Pitino reacts with his team after Louisville defeated Michigan in the NCAA national championship game on April 8, 2013, in Atlanta. Louisville must vacate its 2013 men’s basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel’s decision to uphold sanctions against the men’s program for violations committed in a sex scandal.
Three National Championship banners hang from the rafters at the KFC Yum! Center, the home of the University of Louisville men’s basketball team, in Louisville, Ky. The NCAA’s Infraction Appeals Committee ruled that the NCAA has the authority to take away championships for what it considers major rule violations.

Louisville must vacate 123 wins, including 2013 national title, for stripper scandal

University of Louisville interim President Dr. Greg Postel speaks to the media during a news conference Tuesday in Louisville, Ky. Louisville must vacate its 2013 men’s basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel’s decision to uphold sanctions against the men’s program in a sex scandal case. The Cardinals will have to vacate 123 victories, including the 2013 national championship, and return some $600,000 in conference revenue from the 2012-15 NCAA Tournaments.
Louisville head coach Rick Pitino reacts with his team after Louisville defeated Michigan in the NCAA national championship game on April 8, 2013, in Atlanta. Louisville must vacate its 2013 men’s basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel’s decision to uphold sanctions against the men’s program for violations committed in a sex scandal.
Three National Championship banners hang from the rafters at the KFC Yum! Center, the home of the University of Louisville men’s basketball team, in Louisville, Ky. The NCAA’s Infraction Appeals Committee ruled that the NCAA has the authority to take away championships for what it considers major rule violations.
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