• Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino speaks to the media following the University's announcement that they will be self-imposing a ban on postseason play for the 2015-16 season, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Louisville Ky. Louisville 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. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

    Louisville schedules press conference with Pitino, others

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The president of Louisville announced a one-year postseason ban Friday for the Cardinals men’s basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal, a decision that stunned coach Rick Pitino.

    Updated: 2:42 pm

  • South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley, left, talks with an official during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

    Coates 27 points lead No. 2 South Carolina to 78-68 victory

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — No. 2 South Carolina got some great play from Alaina Coates to outlast No. 18 Kentucky, then some even better news about injured star Tiffany Mitchell heading to Monday night’s showdown with No. 1 Connecticut.

  • Louisville AD Jurich seeks to extend Petrino’s contract

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich has approached Cardinals football coach Bobby Petrino about a contract extension.

  • Western Kentucky, Brohm agree to 4-year contract extension

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Western Kentucky coach Jeff Brohm has agreed to a four-year contract extension through 2019 that boosts his base annual salary from $600,000 to $800,000.

  • Kentucky signs 25 prospects, including 5 in-state players

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops didn’t flinch, saying his fourth recruiting class is his best ever.

  • Kentucky signs 25 prospects, including 5 in-state players

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops didn’t flinch, saying his fourth recruiting class is his best ever.

  • Tennessee forward Armani Moore (4) grabs a rebound ahead of Kentucky forward Derek Willis, left, and guard Jamal Murray during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

    Tennessee rallies from 21 down to stun No. 20 Kentucky 84-77

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Punter Jr. scored 27 points and Armani Moore added 18 points and 13 rebounds Tuesday night as Tennessee erased a 21-point deficit in an 84-77 upset of No. 20 Kentucky.

  • Louisville's Damion Lee (0) dunks the ball over the defense of North Carolina's Joel Berry II (2) and Justin Jackson (44) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

    No. 19 Louisville upsets No. 2 North Carolina, 71-65

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville’s last game left a lot of room for improvement, with guard Damion Lee looking to make amends for a subpar performance.

  • Oakland beats Northern Kentucky 85-74

    HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Kay Felder had 24 points and 10 assists on Monday night and Oakland pulled away with a late run to beat Northern Kentucky 85-74.

  • North Carolina's Joel Berry II (2) attempts to drive around the defense of Louisville's Jaylen Johnson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

    No. 19 Louisville upsets No. 2 North Carolina, 71-65

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Damion Lee scored 24 points, including two free throws with 8.3 seconds remaining, to help No. 19 Louisville upset No. 2 North Carolina 71-65 on Monday night, ending the Tar Heels’ 12-game winning streak.