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"At Least" 4 Women Have Filed Complaints Against Missouri PG Terrence Phillips

Missouri's cheerleaders with the team's mascot on a basketball court.

COLUMBIA, MO - JANUARY 24: The Missouri Tigers mascot, Truman, joins arms with cheerleaders to sing the school anthem after the game between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Missouri Tigers at Mizzou Arena on January 24, 2015 in Columbia, Missouri. The Razorbacks defeated the Tigers with a final score of 61-60 to win the game.(Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Multiple women have filed complaints against the Tigers point guard.

Missouri announced a couple of days ago that point guard Terrence Phillips had been suspended from the team. The junior is the subject of an investigation by University of Missouri's Title IX department.

More details of the investigation have emerged. Jeff Rosen of the Kansas City Star reports that multiple women have filed complaints against Phillips.

The University of Missouri-Columbia’s Title IX investigation into basketball player Terrence Phillips includes complaints from at least four women, some of whom have made reports of harassment, physical abuse or the filming of a sexual encounter without consent, multiple sources have told The Star.

Two students told The Star they filed complaints this week, after news broke last weekend that the office was already investigating Phillips.

Another student had confirmed earlier that she had already shared information with the university’s Title IX office by Friday, when Phillips was indefinitely suspended from the basketball team. That student showed The Star an email confirming that her information would be included in the investigation. The other two students said they were expecting similar emails from the university but had not yet received them.

Phillips, a California native, spoke to The Star, saying there are two sides to every story. He says he's cooperating with the investigation.

“There are two sides to every story,” Phillips said. “Some people really want to say ‘Me too’ because apparently it’s the cool thing to do. I have a side. I am cooperating with Mizzou like I was instructed. Unfortunately I can’t say a lot, but at the end of the investigation, I intend to be cleared from the accusations. People who know me know this isn’t me.”

Phillips, a former three-star recruit, has been Missouri's backup this season. He's averaging 2.5 points and 1.9 assists per game.

You can read The Star's full report here.