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Denied: Student to get books instead of half-court shot cash

Feb 28, 2017 - Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A University of Louisville student disqualified after hitting a half-court shot to win a basketball contest will get a consolation package for missing out on the $38,000 prize.

The Courier-Journal (http://cjky.it/2mHpqSE ) reports the university's athletic department is paying for sophomore Jackson Logsdon's books and meal plan for the next two years.

Logsdon made a layup, free throw, 3-point shot and a half-court shot during halftime of the women's home basket...