Louisville suspends men's basketball coach Chris Mack six games for role in extortion case

Aug 27, 2021

Louisville suspended men's basketball coach Chris Mack for six games Friday after concluding that he didn't follow university guidelines and procedures while being extorted by a former assistant coach.

Louisville said in a statement that Mack would be suspended without pay from Nov. 8 through Nov. 27 and would miss six non-ACC games, including two games in the Bahamas. During the suspension, Mack will be prohibited from having contact with players and coaches. He will forfeit about $221,000 in compensation, according to the school.

Source: Shannon Russell for Louisville Courier Journal