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College Basketball Head Coach Steps Down Following Monday's Arrest

A generic photo of a basketball taken at the 2015 Final Four.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 03: A ball sits on the court during Michigan State Spartans practice for the NCAA Men's Final Four at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 3, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

A Division 1 men's college basketball head coach has reportedly stepped down from his position following his reported arrest on Monday.

Jason Gardner, a 38-year-old head coach at IUPUI, has reportedly resigned from his head coaching position.

The former Arizona Wildcats star point guard was arrested on OWI charges on Monday morning.

The Indy Star first reported the news of his resignation.

From the report:

Gardner resigned from his post at IUPUI sometime Tuesday, Assistant Athletic Director Ed Holdaway confirmed. Holdaway said it was a mutual decision between Gardner and the university, adding "we certainly wish him the best."

Gardner had been at IUPUI since the 2014-15 season, amassing a record of 64–93. The team went 16-17 with a CIT appearance this past season.

The former Arizona Wildcats star was a standout high school player in Indiana, winning the state's Mr. Basketball award in 1999.

Gardner got into coaching in 2011 as an assistant at Loyola. He became an assistant at Memphis in 2013 and left for the head coaching position at IUPUI after one year.