TTU’s Isaacs implicated of sexually attacking small

  • Myron Medcalf, ESPN Personnel WriterJan 5, 2024, 06:05 PM ET


    • Covers college basketball
    • Joined in 2011
    • Graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato

Texas Tech basketball player Pop Isaacs has been accused in a civil claim of sexually attacking a small during a team trip to the Bahamas in November.The claim, a copy of which was gotten by ESPN, was filed in Lubbock County (Texas) District Court by the moms and dads of the girl who states she was sexually assaulted.The girl was 17 at the

time of the alleged occurrence. The age of permission in the Bahamas is 16, however the suit states she was intoxicated at the time and could not offer approval. It requests for $1 million in damages.The Red Raiders were playing at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Paradise Island at the time.The suit declares a Texas Tech booster bought alcoholic drinks for Isaacs and a colleague. They remained in a room with 2 women, ages 17 and 16. The suit says Isaacs and the 17-year-old went to another room, where she was sexually assaulted after she “attempted to eliminate him off. “According to the suit, Texas Tech coach Grant McCasland was contacted by the complainants Dec. 14. McCasland reported the circumstance to athletic director Kirby Hocutt and other university officials, it says.In a declaration later on Friday night, Texas Tech stated once it became conscious of the accusations, they were immediately reported to its Title IX workplace, which commenced its own examination. According to the school, the sports department connected twice to the Title IX workplace– which runs separately– and was informed each time that based upon the details it has, Isaacs”remains in excellent standing, and there is no factor to withhold him from University activities, consisting of basketball competition.”Texas Tech added that the Title IX office “will continue to follow its process till it is completed, regardless of the civil claim.”Isaacs has actually played in all 13 games this season for Texas Tech, averaging 15.8 points and 3.4 assists.Texas Tech(11-2)is arranged to dip into Texas on Saturday.

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