Andre McGee resigns, calls allegations ‘false’
Andre McGee, the former Louisville player and staff member at the heart of the Louisville escort scandal, resigned from his position as assistant coach at Missouri-Kansas City, the university announced on Friday afternoon.
McGee, a former Louisville player, was the center of Katina Powell’s book, “Breaking Cardinal Rules: Basketball and the Escort Queen," in which see claims McGee paid her to provide strippers for private parties at Billy Minardi Hall for Louisville players and recruits during McGee’s four-year stretch as a graduate assistant and director of basketball operations.
McGee denied the allegations in his resignation letter.
"The university deserves a full-time assistant coach and I am not able to provide that to the basketball team while the false allegations against me are being investigated," McGee said.
McGee was put on administrative leave with pay on Oct. 2. He was entering his second season on the UMKC coaching staff.