The Chane Behanan Final Four ring story has come to an end.
Louisville issued a statement indicating “that they and law enforcement officials have gathered extensive information into their examination of how Behanan’s 2012 Final Four ring recently appeared on a sports memorabilia auction site and have determined that Behanan was not involved in the process.
“After communicating with multiple parties, there was no indication that Behanan had anything to do with the ring being presented for sale or that he had any knowledge the ring had been stolen until information appeared on social media Tuesday night.”
Behanan was suspended for 25 days earlier this year for a violation of team rules, but that was unrelated to the ring situation.
“His earlier suspension was not at all related,” Louisville spokesman Kenny Klein said. ” The ring on the site wasn’t even known about until Tuesday night.”
Behanan, who is averaging 8.6 points and 7.5 rebounds, and the Cardinals (5-1) will face Southern Mississippi tonight in the KFC Yum! Center.