UC Director of Athletics Whit Babcock Statement

Dec. 14, 2011

UC Director of Athletics Whit Babcock issued the following statement regarding the decision by Hamilton County prosecutor Joe Deters to not pursue charges following the incident at the conclusion of the Cincinnati-Xavier men's basketball game on Saturday.

"We respect the duty of our prosecutor to look into this incident. We're pleased to learn that he has determined that no action by his office is necessary. Our student-athletes, coaches and staff will continue to work diligently every day to represent UC in a first-class manner moving forward."