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lawyer: gophers' lynch denies allegations, requests appeal hearing

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lawyer: gophers' lynch denies allegations, requests appeal hearing

with his university of minnesota golden gophers basketball career clouded by a third sexual assault complaint and an investigator’s recommendation of expulsion, suspended center reggie lynch “categorically and vehemently” denies the allegations against him, and has requested a hearing to appeal, his attorney said wednesday.“he fully cooperated with a university investigation on his own without the presence of a lawyer; he attended multiple interviews with university individuals on his own where he was asked clarifying questions ...,” attorney ryan pacyga said at a news conference. “he had a right not to participate in this interviews no one could compel him to do it but he did it.” lynch was not present as pacyga made the announcement at a news conference in his office the day after the third alleged victim came forward tuesday, saying the u’s office of equal opportunity and affirmative action (eoaa) had found lynch responsible for sexual misconduct in an alleged assault that occurred on april 7, 2016.the 6-foot-10 center and big ten defensive player of the year last season is in his final year of college eligibility. the basketball season ends with the tournament in march. coach richard pitino and athletic director mark coyle announced last friday that lynch remains a member of the basketball team and is allowed to practice but can’t participate in games.their decision came a day after the eoaa notified two women of findings that lynch was responsible in th...