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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