College Athletics: Lawsuit filed against Texas State

Basil Brown II, shown here during a game against Oral Roberts University last season, averaged 2.1 points and 0.9 rebounds per contest with Texas State in 2012-13 (File Photo).

The family of Basil Brown II, a former men’s basketball player at Texas State, recently filed a lawsuit against Texas State University in the United States District Court, Northern District, Dallas Division. Records show it was submitted June 5.

In the 36-page complaint, the Brown family seeks actual damages from unpaid medical bills, reinstatement of Brown’s scholarship and team membership.

Texas State declined comment on the nature of the lawsuit. However, included in the lawsuit are the names of Texas State President Dr. Denise M. Trauth, Texas State Director of Athletics Dr. Larry Teis and new head coach Danny Kaspar, among others.

Click here to see the full story in our e-Edition.