Former UK player Michael Porter arrested on sex charges

WLEX-TV is reporting that former UK basketball player Michael Porter has been arrested on sex charges.

He allegedly had sexual contact with a 14- and a 15-year-old while serving as a group leader at a church function. He is charged with six counts of sodomy and two counts of sexual abuse.

Porter played at UK from 2006-07 through 2008-2009. He played in 90 games, averaging 2.7 points per game. He left UK with one year of eligibility remaining saying he wanted to spend more time with his wife and family. A native of California, he played one year for Tubby Smith and two for Billy Gillispie.

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  1. mjt says:

    Seems a lot like duke lacrosse B.S….people love to jump to condemnation on stories like this but sadly when there’s a chance for some media attention it’s not unlikely that some unbalanced teenager is lying or exaggerating. From what I’v read about porter he’s really a good kid. Married his high school sweet heart while he was still in collage,Was involved in his local church,and quit playing while he still had eligibility because his wife and baby girl were his priority… Doesn’t add up! I’d bet a million bucks this turns out to be bogus.