The University of Cincinnati said Friday that it will investigate certain allegations against its men’s basketball program.The announcement comes more than a week after six players entered the transfer portal within a three-day span, prompting several questions from the public.The university failed to provide exactly what the allegations against the program were.“The University has always put the welfare of its student-athletes first. We feel this is an essential step to ensure that all of our athletic programs meet the highest standards,” athletic director John Cunningham said in a statement.The university said it will work with “independent fact-checkers” as part of the review process.Following a loss in the conference championship, six Cincinnati players said they would be leaving.Mamoudou Diarra, Tari Eason, Zach Harvey, Gabe Madsen, Mason Madsen and Mike Saunders, Jr. have said they would transfer.Cincinnati’s roster is now left at just five players.

CINCINNATI — The University of Cincinnati said Friday that it will investigate certain allegations against its men’s basketball program.The announcement comes more than a week after six players entered the transfer portal within a three-day span, prompting several questions from the public.
The university failed to provide exactly what the allegations against the program were.“The University has always put the welfare of its student-athletes first. We feel this is an essential step to ensure that all of our athletic programs meet the highest standards,” athletic director John Cunningham said in a statement.The university said it will work with “independent fact-checkers” as part of the review process.Following a loss in the conference championship, six Cincinnati players said they would be leaving.Mamoudou Diarra, Tari Eason, Zach Harvey, Gabe Madsen, Mason Madsen and Mike Saunders, Jr. have said they would transfer.Cincinnati’s roster is now left at just five players.