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Sport Report: Georgia Tech's Pastner files lawsuit over NCAA allegations

06:51  13 january  2018
06:51  13 january  2018 Source:   si.com

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Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner has filed a defamation lawsuit and restraining order against an Arizona man and woman over NCAA allegations , reports The Athletic .

Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner has filed a defamation lawsuit and restraining order against an Arizona man and woman over NCAA allegations , reports The Athletic .

Josh Pastner wearing a suit and tie © Dylan Buell/Getty Images Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner has filed a defamation lawsuit and restraining order against an Arizona man and woman over NCAA allegations, reports The Athletic.

The suit, filed against Ron Bell and his girlfriend Jennifer Pendley, claims the two attempted to defame Pastner and extort and blackmail him with false information that would damage Pastner's reputation and cause him to lose his job.

Georgia Tech suspended starting basketball players Tadric Jackson and Josh Okogie in November after learning they accepted benefits in violation of NCAA rules. The two received apparel, meals and transportation from the same person whose identity at the time was not reveled. Jackson and Okogie have since been reinstated.

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Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner has filed a lawsuit alleging defamation, intentional Georgia Tech subsequently reported the violations to the NCAA and suspended the two players pending a decision.

Saturday, January 13, 2018 Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner has filed a defamation lawsuit and restraining order against an Arizona man and woman over NCAA allegations . The suit , filed against Ron Bell and his girlfriend Jennifer Pendley

Bell claims Pastner knew of the payments, but Pastner has denied acknowledgment. Bell also claims Pastner allegedly assaulted Pendley, but Pastner said he didn't learn of this claim until a phone call with the NCAA.

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