UMKC puts coach at center of escort case on leave

3 years 2 weeks 3 hours ago Friday, October 02 2015 Oct 2, 2015 Friday, October 02, 2015 7:30:00 PM CDT October 02, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) — The University of Missouri-Kansas City has placed men's basketball assistant coach Andre McGee on paid administrative leave as it investigates allegations he hired an escort to provide sex for recruits while at Louisville.

A statement issued Friday evening said it was aware of the allegations and said it had already initiated its own review.

An upcoming book alleges McGee hired an escort multiple times to provide strippers and prostitutes for recruits and players over a four-year period while on the Cardinals' staff. McGee left Louisville in 2014 to join UMKC.

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