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Miami Women's Basketball Coach Blasts Texas A&M

Katie Meier poses in front of a Miami basketball poster.

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Miami women's basketball coach Katie Meier was not happy with the sexist slides from the Texas A&M football women's clinic, which have gotten the Aggies criticized nationally and led to the suspension of two staff members.

Last night, Meier blasted A&M on Twitter for the slides. She also expressed disapproval for only punishing offensive line coach Jim Turner and special teams coordinator Jeff Banks with two-week suspensions.

Miami women's basketball coach Katie Meier fires back at the Aggies' presentation.

">July 30, 2016

">July 30, 2016

Meier is a well-respected coach, having compiled a 283-188 record (.591 winning percentage) at Charlotte and Miami. She has taken the Hurricanes to five NCAA Tournaments in the last six years.

One of the suspended A&M coaches, Jim Turner, has been in hot water before. Turner was the offensive line coach of the Miami Dolphins in 2012-13 and was a major figure in the team's bullying scandal.

A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin released a statement apologizing for the action's of his staffers.

“There is absolutely no place in our program or in our University community for inappropriate conduct or degrading comments towards women, or anyone, regardless of intent.

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"On behalf of Aggie football, I want to apologize for the comments at Chalk Talk and also for my failure to review their individual presentations. I want to thank the almost 700 women who came out this week who not only participated in the program but who supported a worthy cause in the Twin City Mission."

For a coach rumored to be on the hot seat, this is probably the last thing Sumlin needed.