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Luke Hancock's father dies of cancer

Updated: June 24, 2013, 6:02 PM ET
Associated Press

ROANOKE, Va. -- The father of Louisville basketball guard Luke Hancock has died after a three-year battle with cancer.

William Hancock, 70, died in his bed in the family's Roanoke County home at about 7:30 a.m. Monday, said his wife, Van Hancock. The family was at his side except for Luke, she said, because he was on his to Colorado to attend USA Basketball's tryouts for the World University Games.

"We caught him in Dallas and he went on to Colorado as we had talked about and as his ...

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