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Former XU women's basketball coach found not guilty in sex abuse case

Bryce McKey (PHOTO: GoXavier.com) Bryce McKey (PHOTO: GoXavier.com)
KENTON COUNTY, KY (FOX19) -

A former Xavier University women's basketball assistant coach was found not guilty of sexual abuse of a player.

After a bench trial Monday, Bryce McKey, 29, was found not guilty of sexual abuse after an incident at his Covington home last year, according to Kenton County District Court records. 

MORE: Former XU assistant coach resigns from Maryland job amid allegations

The alleged victim stated in a complaint McKey inappropriately touched her leg when they left his home to get food. McKey offered the player alcohol, and touched her buttocks twice without her permission, records state.

McKey left Xavier in April of 2015 to join the coaching staff at the University of Maryland.

Hours after he was arraigned last August,  however, University of Maryland officials announced his resignation as an assistant women's basketball coach.

FOX19 NOW will continue to update this developing story throughout the day. 

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