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Lawsuit alleges 3 types of abuse

Updated: October 16, 2013, 6:47 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Longtime Holy Cross women's basketball coach Bill Gibbons stepped aside Wednesday while the college reviews claims by a former player that he was physically and emotionally abusive.

Gibbons made the announcement to the team Wednesday afternoon, the school said in a statement. His assistant coaches will now assume all coaching duties while Gibbons is on voluntary, paid administrative leave.

The announcement comes a day after former player Ashley Cooper, 20, sued Gibbons ...

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