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Sources: Michigan State suspends Mel Tucker amid harassment case

Michigan State coach Mel Tucker has been suspended and his job status going forward is in doubt amid an ongoing university sexual harassment investigation, sources told ESPN's Adam Rittenberg and Pete Thamel on Sunday.

Secondary coach Harlon Barnett will lead the program on an interim basis, a source said.

An investigation into Tucker was launched months ago following a complaint by Brenda Tracy, a prominent sexual assault prevention advocate. Tracy claims Tucker sent her gifts, asked if she would date him if he wasn't married and masturbated without her consent during a phone call, according to a USA Today report.