Former Oregon men’s basketball player Brandon Austin will not be admitted to Hutchinson Community College in Kansas, the Hutchinson athletic department confirmed to The Emerald Thursday morning. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman first reported the news, saying the school president made the final decision.
Former Oregon and Providence player Brandon Austin will not be admitted to Hutchinson CC — per reports. Told President make final ruling.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) July 17, 2014
Austin’s attorney, Laura Fine Moro, could not be reached for comment as of late Thursday morning.
Last week, multiple reports said Austin would be transferring to Hutchinson, but the school’s athletic department denied the reports the following day, saying Austin was interested in the school but he wasn’t on the team or even enrolled in classes at that time.
Austin transferred to Oregon in January after being suspended from Providence College, where he was later investigated for sexual assault. Austin was also involved in a sexual assault case at the University of Oregon and was suspended from the school last month. He was not charged in either sexual assault case due to insufficient evidence.
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