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="https://t.co/ymNh5aQ51h">pic.twitter.com/ymNh5aQ51h</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.