Former Tiger Askew Arrested for Sexual Assault - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Former Tiger Askew Arrested for Sexual Assault

Former Frayser High School and University of Memphis basketball star Vincent Askew was arrested in Miami Thursday.

He's accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor.

The 43-year old Askew played on the Tigers 19-85 Final Four team that lost to Villanova in the Semifinals.

Villanova went on to win the title.

He played in the NBA for about a decade from 19-87-to-19-98 with 9 different teams.

He's charged with sexual battery on a 16-year old girl.

Police accuse Askew of having sex with the girl in May at a South Florida hotel.

The Teenager says Askew told her he was recruiting for the Gulliver Prep Girls' basketball team.

School officials say they were considering hiring Askew as a coach.

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