University of Evansville head coach and former Kentucky star Walter McCarty has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into alleged violations of the school’s Title IX policy.
According to a release, the University of Evansville has “received reports about Coach McCarty’s off-court behavior, including a recent incident that appeared to violate its Title IX policy.”
“The investigation will be conducted by a national law firm,” the release states. “The University will make a fair and informed decision on Coach McCarty’s status based on the results of the investigation. At this time, the University does not intend to publicly discuss or disclose any specific details related to the investigation.”
Bennie Seltzer will serve as the team’s interim head coach.
Here is the school’s entire press release: