Dismissed basketball player Brandon Austin files $7.5 million lawsuit against University of Oregon, others

Former Oregon Ducks men’s basketball player Brandon Austin is seeking $7.5 million in damages in a lawsuit against the University of Oregon, former president Michael R. Gottfredson and three others…In the suit, Austin claims personal and professional harm, emotional distress, a lesser chance of playing in the NBA, and loss of future income following his dismissal from the university in June 2014 following a sexual assault allegation … Charges were never filed against Austin.

oregonlive.com By Tyson Alger

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