UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS COACH CHRIS BEARD ARRESTED
Longhorns men’s basketball head coach Chris Beard is in jail in Texas after officials say he committed an assault on one of his family/household members.
According to jail records, Beard was booked in Travis County, Texas on Monday at 2:18 AM … on a charge of felony “assault on family/household member impede breath circulation.”
No further details surrounding the allegations have been released.
Beard is in his second season at UT — in 2021, he led the Longhorns to a 22-12 record and an NCAA Tournament appearance. This year, he got the team off to a 7-1 start.
The Longhorns last played on Saturday night, beating Arkansas – Pine Bluff, 88-43. Their next game is scheduled for Monday night against Rice. The school has not yet commented on the arrest.
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