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Prosecution rests in Rick Pitino trial

Updated: August 3, 2010, 4:50 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Prosecutors have rested their case against a woman charged with trying to extort millions from Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino in exchange for staying silent about a sexual fling in a restaurant.

Tuesday's close came after seven days of sometimes lurid testimony and 21 witnesses. The star was Pitino himself, who answered detailed questions about the night in 2003 that he and Karen Cunagin Sypher had a sexual encounter in a closed Italian restaurant.

Sypher's ...

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