Wichita State University announced Tuesday that basketball coach Gregg Marshall will receive a settlement of $7.75 million to resign following reports of verbal and physical abuse, ESPN reported.
Multiple allegations against Marshall, specifically from the 2015-16 season, including pushing and punching former player Shaquille Morris during practice, placing his hands around the neck of a staff member, and attempting to punch a student who parked in his spot.
Morris said that Marshall punched him after he went to help teammate Zach Brown up after a foul. To make matters worse, Morris claims that he had confided to the coach about his mother’s cancer diagnosis earlier that same day.
According to ESPN:
Other allegations reported by Stadium, which talked to more than 30 current and former members of the program, included Marshall body-shaming a player who is now dealing with anxiety and depression; Marshall making “Indian howling noises” and telling Isaiah Poor Bear-Chandler,