Report: Former Louisville basketball players to sue NCAA

Three National Championship banners hang from the rafters at the KFC Yum! Center, the home of the University of Louisville men's basketball team, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, 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 the sex scandal case. The Cardinals will have to vacate 123 victories including the championship, and return some $600,000 in conference revenue from the 2012-15 NCAA Tournaments. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - Former University of Louisville basketball players are planning to sue the NCAA over its decision to vacate more than 100 wins stemming from the school's escort scandal, according to a report.

The Courier-Journal reports former players Luke Hancock and Tim Henderson have confirmed they are among the players who will be plaintiffs in the lawsuit.

Hancock told a Louisville radio station players are "fed up" with the NCAA's decision, which also resulted in the vacation of the team's 2013 championship. He did not list all the players involved in the lawsuit.

Hancock was named most outstanding player of the NCAA Tournament in 2013 when the Cardinals beat the Michigan Wolverines in the Final Four.

As of late Tuesday afternoon, the lawsuit was not officially filed in state or federal courts.

The players are expected to hold a news conference Wednesday.



 
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