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Villanova Assistant Coach May Have Lied About Playing Career

Villanova may have been duped.
Jay Wright pointing.

SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 02: Head coach Jay Wright of the Villanova Wildcats reacts against the Michigan Wolverines in the second half during the 2018 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game at the Alamodome on April 2, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. The Villanova Wildcats defeated the Michigan Wolverines 79-62. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

According to Dana O'Neil at ESPN, Villanova is investigating whether men's basketball assistant coach Doug Martin lied about his career in collegiate basketball.

In a bio he submitted to the school, Martin included that he played basketball at UW-Green Bay. Apparently, Green Bay has no records of a Doug Martin ever playing there. Green Bay's website also lists stats from each basketball season. Martin's name can't be found there, either. 

Even a former player that would have been on the team the years Martin claims to have played at UW-Green Bay said that he never played with anyone named Doug Martin.

Villanova and coach Jay Wright are looking into the matter further.