Some wild news is coming out of Georgia Tech, and it only gets more wild the deeper it goes.
Georgia Tech men's basketball coach Josh Pastner has accused an Arizona couple of extortion and blackmail. Pastner's attorneys are on the case, as they have filed a civil suit against the two who accused him of breaking NCAA rules.
Attorneys representing Georgia Tech men’s basketball coach Josh Pastner filed a civil suit Friday against an Arizona man and woman, who accused him of breaking NCAA rules. In the lawsuit, filed in Pima County, Arizona, the attorneys claimed former Tech... https://t.co/QmpGmFr3ig— Mark Schlabach (@Mark_Schlabach) January 13, 2018
In the lawsuit, Pastner's attorney's claim that the couple —
Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner has filed a defamation lawsuit and restraining order against Ron Bell, who accused him of knowingly breaking NCAA rules. Pastner is accusing Bell and his girlfriend of extortion and blackmail.— Dan Wolken (@DanWolken) January 13, 2018
After starting the season 9-7, Pastner will now have to coach the Yellow Jackets with a constant cloud over his head surrounding Bell's allegations.
Hopefully this whole mess can be resolved without things getting even nastier. But something tells me there are more shoes to drop.