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Bruce Shingler, an assistant coach for the Maryland men’s basketball workers, has been suspended by the program after he was once arrested in October for allegedly soliciting a prostitute.
Per courtroom paperwork obtained by TMZ Sports activities, Shingler was once arrested when he replied to a “females looking for guys” ad and tried to pay an undercover police officer $80 in alternate for intercourse.
Per an announcement from the College of Maryland (h/t Jeff Ermann of 247Sports activities), Shingler was once being suspended 30 days for “a violation of his employment settlement.”
Shingler has been charged with two counts of soliciting a prostitute.
Intervening time head coach Danny Manning did no longer touch upon the misfortune when asked about it after Maryland’s 94-87 arrangement end over Northwestern on Wednesday.
“Our athletic division will take care of every thing from there,” Manning told reporters (h/t TMZ Sports activities).
In line with courtroom paperwork obtained by Ryan McFadden of the Baltimore Sun, Shingler was once taken to the division of corrections for processing and waived an legal knowledgeable at his preliminary courtroom look before being launched from custody with out bail.
McFadden successfully-known Shingler has a trial date hassle for Feb. 28. His costs raise a most sentence of twelve months.
Shingler was once hired as an assistant for the Terrapins in January 2021 by former head coach Ticket Turgeon. He beforehand spent 5 seasons as an assistant coach at South Carolina beneath head coach Frank Martin.
His 30-day suspension is scheduled to whole on Feb. 12. He might possibly per chance simply be serve on the bench for the Terrapins sport in opposition to Purdue at Mackey Enviornment on Feb. 13.