College of Maryland males’s basketball assistant coach Bruce Shingler was hit with a 30-day suspension, the college introduced Wednesday night time, following an October arrest on prices of soliciting a prostitute.
In accordance with the paperwork obtained by The Baltimore Sun, Shingler, 40, responded to a web site commercial for “girls searching for males,” which was posted by an undercover detective for a Prince George’s County police particular task crew.
On Oct. 14, the detective that posted the advert acquired a textual content from Shingler, the paperwork state, and finally informed the coach to contact her when he arrived at a Vacation Inn in Largo.
In accordance with courtroom paperwork, Shingler confirmed he wished to interact in intercourse upon getting into the lodge room, and exchanged a charge of $80. When Shingler gave the detective the cash, she alerted the arrest crew.
Shingler is presently awaiting a trial date scheduled for Feb. 28. He may face a most sentence of 1 yr in jail for prices on soliciting a prostitute, and/or a $500 tremendous below Maryland state legislation.
Maryland stated, via the school paper, that Shingler was suspended on account of a “violation of his employment settlement.”
Maryland’s interim head coach Danny Manning wouldn’t remark additional on the state of affairs following the crew’s 94-87 win over Northwestern on Wednesday night time.
“We’re simply attempting to maintain our head above water and transfer ahead,” he stated. “We’ll see the way it performs out as we proceed down this path.”
Manning added that he has but to nominate an assistant to interchange Shingler after every thing occurred “fairly shortly.”
Shingler, a Maryland native, talked about his spouse in an announcement when he was launched as an assistant in June.
“On a private notice, Maryland is house. I grew up a Terp attending video games at Cole Subject Home. My mom lived proper throughout the road from campus. My spouse, Lauren, went to St. John’s School Excessive College. We will’t wait to get to campus and hit the bottom working,” he said.
Shingler and his spouse, Lauren, have a son, Giovonni, and two daughters, Brooklyn and Savannah.
Earlier than his rent at Maryland, Shingler beforehand spent 5 seasons as an assistant at South Carolina, the place he helped the Gamecocks attain this system’s first Last 4 look within the 2016-17 season.
Shingler additionally an assistant at Towson from 2012 to 2016, and had stints at Morgan State and Kansas State.
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