Elsewhere in college hoops, Penn State topped No. 8 Ohio State 79-56 and Houston downed No. 5 Cincinnati 67-62.
Former Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop has responded to the school’s lawsuit against him by saying he was forced out and encountered intolerable working conditions in 2016. Penn State is seeking nearly $900,000 from Shoop. The school’s attorney says Shoop was required to pay the university half his base salary for the remaining term of his contract if he decided to leave early. Shoop has been Tennessee’s defensive coordinator since 2016.
BELLEFONTE, Pa. — A former assistant football coach who won verdicts of more than $12 million from Penn State University over his treatment after Jerry Sandusky was arrested for child molestation is asking for another $1.7 million in legal fees.
Lawyers for Mike McQueary filed a petition Wednesday outlining the litigation costs and lawyer bills that would justify such an award.
The legal fees are being sought under the state’s whistleblower protection law.