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Texas Tech Men's CBB HC Mark Adams Suspended for Racist Comment Toward Player

Related Topics: Mark Adams, Kirby Hocutt

Texas Tech suspended men's basketball coach Mark Adams for "the use of an inappropriate, unacceptable and racially insensitive comment last week."

CJ Moore of The Athletic shared the announcement:

CJ Moore @CJMooreHoops

Texas Tech has just announced suspension of Mark Adams for an inappropriate racially-sensitive comment he made to a player last week. <a href=""></a>

"On Friday, Director of Athletics Kirby Hocutt was made aware of an incident regarding a coaching session between Adams and a member of the men's basketball team," the announcement read.

"Adams was encouraging the student-athlete to be more receptive to coaching and referenced Bible verses about workers, teachers, parents and slaves serving their masters.