Indianapolis -- A committee has been named to investigate complaints that women's basketball coach at an Indiana University branch emotionally abused players.
Charles Bantz, chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, announced the investigation Tuesday, the Indianapolis Star reported. Sue Shields, a retired federal magistrate, is to head the investigation, backed up by the dean of the University of Indiana School of Law-Indianapolis and IUPUI's associate athletic director.
The newspaper reported complaints from 11 former players that the head coach, Shann Hart, berated them and inappropriately questioned their personal lives. One said Hart inquired about her sexual orientation.