Temple basketball star arrested in Atlantic City
A Temple University basketball player is apologizing to his
family and team following his arrest on prostitution and resisting
arrest charges in Atlantic City.
Khalif Wyatt issued a statement in which he says he was
celebrating his 21st birthday on Sunday and ”exercised very poor
The senior guard was among seven men and 16 women arrested
during a two-day sweep that targeted suspected prostitutes and
Atlantic City police say Wyatt and a friend solicited undercover
female officers posing as prostitutes.
Police arrested Wyatt after they said he fled from a hotel room
when officers announced the sting.
Wyatt says he intends to cooperate with authorities.
Wyatt finished fourth in scoring in the Atlantic 10 Conference
A Temple basketball spokesman did not immediately return a