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UofL foundation hires firm to review escort allegations

An independent Louisville affiliate has hired a law firm to review an escort's allegations that former men's basketball staffer Andre McGee hired dancers to strip and have sex with recruits and players. The University of Louisville Foundation announced the hiring Thursday of the Stites & Harbison law firm. The foundation invests donations to the university. Louisville President James Ramsey also said Thursday he "fully" supports longtime athletic director Tom Jurich "as we work to identify the facts in this situation." Ramsey reiterated the school has hired former NCAA enforcement official Chuck Smrt to lead the athletic department's investigations in...