Walter McCarty is out as the men’s head basketball coach at Evansville, the news was announced Tuesday evening.
McCarty, a member of Kentucky’s 1996 NCAA title team, had been under investigation for conduct that allegedly violated the schools Title IX laws.
The university released the following message on Tuesday.
“There is no place at UE for any behavior by any University employee or student that jeopardizes the safety and security of others,” the release states.
“While the investigation of potential Title IX violations will continue under University policies, UE has decided that, based on the facts uncovered thus far, it is necessary to terminate Mr. McCarty’s employment immediately.”
BREAKING NEWS: UE has dismissed Walter McCarty. Full details at 6:20
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