The University of Evansville has placed its head basketball coach Walter McCarty on administrative leave pending an investigation into what is being described as possible Title IX violations.

Eyewitness News/WEHT-WTVW posted the press release from the university on its Twitter page:

McCarty is a former University of Kentucky basketball star who was a member of the 1996 championship team.

McCarty coached Evansville to a shocking upset of UK in Rupp Arena in November.

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