• Pastner fires back after sexual assault accusations

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    The former head coach of the University of Memphis Tigers basketball team is speaking out after an Arizona woman claimed he sexually assaulted her. 

    >> Former Memphis Tigers coach, Josh Pastner, accused of sexual assault

    She said he assaulted her in a Houston hotel room back in 2016. He was the coach at the U of M during this time. 

    "Zero, Zero, Zero," Pastner said after his game Thursday night. "It is disgusting." 

    Pastner's attorney said the allegations are a lie, and Pastner never acted inappropriately with the woman. 


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    Less than a month ago, Pastner filed a lawsuit against the woman and her boyfriend, Ron Bell, for defamation. 

    Paster claimed the two tried to blackmail him. 

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