GREEN BAY, WI (WTAQ) - University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s men’s basketball coach Brian Wardle is under investigation after a complaint was filed by the parents of a former player.
A UWGB spokesperson says an outside agency is looking into allegations of verbal abuse fagainst freshman center Ryan Bross.
Bross left the basketball program at the end of the season and is expected to transfer to Concordia University in Mequon.
Bross' parents filed a complaint Tuesday with the university.
Wardle issued a statement Thursday night.
"I will be supportive of this process and I'm confident in the findings. I will have no further comment until it is concluded," Wardle said.
The complaint comes in the wake of Rutgers University firing men's basketball coach Mike Rice after a video surfaced of him verbally and physically abusing players.