NCAA accuses Louisville over escort allegations

The NCAA is accusing Louisville of four violations stemming from its investigation of allegations that a former men’s basketball staffer hired escorts and strippers for sex parties with Cardinals recruits and players.

The governing body’s report was released Thursday. The letter does not mention a lack of institutional control — considered the most serious violation — but says coach Rick Pitino failed to monitor staffer Andre McGee.

The NCAA’s letter is the first step in a process that could extend into next spring according to the timetable of responses and hearings on the allegations. Louisville has 90 days to respond.

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