UAlbany men’s basketball coach under investigation after alleged altercation

Sources tell NewsChannel 13 that UAlbany Men’s Basketball Head Coach Dwayne Killings is being investigated, after an alleged physical altercation with one of his players earlier this season.

Sources say Killings has been away from the team on leave for a few weeks now.

Killings, a former Marquette assistant, was named the head coach at UAlbany a little more than a year ago and led the Great Danes to a 13-18 record in his first season at the helm.

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UAlbany released the following statement on Monday:

"In late February, the University’s Office of Employee Relations was made aware of an incident alleged to have occurred just prior to a men’s basketball road game in late November 2021. Consistent with campus policy and practice, the University immediately began a thorough and impartial investigation.

Because this process is ongoing, the University cannot comment further at this time."