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Former UA Basketball Player Suing School, Coach Featured

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A former University of Akron basketball player is suing the school and head coach John Groce, claiming that the University "failed to remedy the discriminatory, hostile environment" on the team.

Mark Kostelac claims that he was the victim of discrimination because he's white and Catholic on a primarily African American basketball team. That, Kostelac says, led to a fight that led to him needing surgery.

The University has released a statement stating that UA "is committed to fostering an environment of inclusion for all students."

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