SEVERE WX : Winter Weather Advisory View Alerts

Basketball player sues the University of Oregon

A basketball player is suing the University of Oregon, claiming he was hurt during a workout at a recruiting visit. He said the workout was against the NCAA rules.

Posted: Oct 20, 2017 6:13 PM
Updated: Oct 20, 2017 6:13 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A University of Portland basketball player filed a lawsuit against the University of Oregon claiming the basketball coach and staff members were negligent during a visit that resulted in an injury.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that Crisshawn Clark's lawsuit filed on Monday in Portland seeks at least $100,000 because of his ACL injury that occurred in 2015 while on a visit to the Eugene campus.

The suit claims that assistant coach Kevin McKenna instructed Clark to be put through a workout when it was against NCAA rules for him to be working out at that time. The workout included a series of drills leading to the injury.

University of Oregon spokesman Jimmy Stanton said the university won't comment on pending litigation, but it will "certainly fight against this claim in court."

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 137600

Reported Deaths: 1877
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah29040464
Washington19216179
Marion16668247
Clackamas11989141
Lane8724113
Jackson712295
Umatilla697673
Deschutes517140
Yamhill329448
Malheur319855
Linn319449
Polk256340
Klamath252446
Josephine182636
Benton181714
Douglas175944
Jefferson173425
Union114617
Wasco111723
Columbia107518
Lincoln102717
Coos98315
Hood River97621
Morrow96310
Clatsop7075
Crook65213
Baker5825
Tillamook3692
Curry3245
Lake2485
Grant2171
Harney1806
Wallowa993
Gilliam531
Sherman470
Wheeler201
Unassigned00
Eugene
Cloudy
39° wxIcon
Hi: 41° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 32°
Corvallis
Cloudy
38° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 29°
Roseburg
Cloudy
38° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 38°
North Bend
Cloudy
44° wxIcon
Hi: 44° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 39°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events