COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland assistant basketball coach Bruce Shingler faces charges of procuring or soliciting prostitution or assignation, according to online court records.
The school said Wednesday that Shingler was suspended 30 days for “a violation of his employment agreement” — and the athletic department would not comment further.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Tornado Watch Lingers For Eastern Shore Counties
According to court records, Shingler has a trial date of Feb. 28 in Maryland District Court. The incident date listed for the two charges is Oct. 14, 2021.READ MORE: Baltimore By Baltimore Festival Set To Launch In June, Highlighting Local Makers And Artists
The 40-year-old Shingler, a Maryland native, is in his first season on the Terrapins’ staff. He previously spent five seasons as an assistant at South Carolina. He has also been an assistant at Towson and Morgan State, and he was an administrative assistant at Kansas State.MORE NEWS: Pandemic Highlighted Need To Address Disparities In Minority Access To Mental Health Care, Advocates Sauy
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