Georgetown coaches under investigation after allegations of abuse

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October 3, 2013 - 6:56am
Keith Brown and assistant Tim Anderson have been placed on leave amid allegations of player abuse. (Photo courtesy of Georgetown)

Keith Brown and assistant Tim Anderson have been placed on leave amid allegations of player abuse. (Photo courtesy of Georgetown)

Georgetown University has placed head coach Keith Brown and assistant Tim Valentine on administrative leave and is conducting an investigation into complaints of unprofessional conduct and the use of inappropriate language toward players.

"Georgetown takes very seriously any allegations of misconduct and the university has an established review process that carefully investigates such cases," said Georgetown Assistant Vice President of Communications Stacy Kerr via press release.

The complaints were filed two weeks ago, at which time the university began an investigation.

"As soon as we learned of this, the university immediately started an investigation into the conduct," said Kerr. "We are taking steps to ensure this investigation proceeds expeditiously, thoroughly and fairly. It is important to the investigation for students, coaches, and staff to participate openly and honestly, and we have encouraged them to do so."

During the investigation, team practice and conditioning is being managed by assistant coaches Krystal Reeves-Evans and Kenya Kirkland.

Brown was promoted to head coach in 2012 after five years as an assistant under Terri Williams-Flournoy, who left to take over the vacancy at Auburn.


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