Siena begins investigation of women’s basketball coach

We are continuing to track developments after the Siena women’s basketball coach Jim Jabir announced his plans to temporarily step aside amid an investigation into his behavior.

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This comes following accusations Jabir made racially sensitive and misogynistic remarks.

Jabir told the athletic director that it’s in the best interest of the program for him to step aside from coaching this team until the investigation is complete.

The athletic director says the college takes the accusations seriously.