ORONO, Maine (AP) -The associate men's basketball coach at the University of Maine has resigned after being charged with making sexual advances on a student athlete.
Mike Burden resigned Monday after being placed on paid administrative leave a day earlier by Athletic Director Blake James.
University spokesman Joe Carr says James had no further comment because of personnel and legal issues.
Orono (OR'-uh-noh) police say the 36-year-old Burden was charged with unlawful sexual contact against a 21-year-old woman and assault against a second woman who stopped to help her early Sunday.
The victim, who's on the soccer team, says she was looking for a lost cell phone when Burden approached her.
A home phone number for Burden couldn't be found.

Recent NBA Discussions

Advertisement

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Timberwolves vs. Rockets Prediction Will tonight's game between the Timberwolves and Rockets turn into a high-scoring affair at 9:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Curry's crew continues hammering foes Golden State trailed the Clippers by 12 points at halftime Thursday. Yet, it didn’t take long for Steve Kerr’s club to perform a...
Thumbnail 76ers vs. Knicks Prediction After beating the Wizards outright as a home underdog on Friday, will the 76ers cover the spread tonight against the Knicks at 7:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Wade's squad eyes big opportunity in Ohio After returning from the All-Star break with a rousing win over New York, can Cleveland also make mincemeat of Chicago this evening?
Thumbnail Spurs vs. Clippers Prediction Will the over cash tonight when the Clippers host the Spurs at 10:30PM ET in a battle of Western Conference foes?
Advertisement

NBA Team Pages