• Central Catholic basketball coach facing suspension over recruiting allegations

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    PITTSBURGH - Central Catholic High School’s boys basketball coach is facing suspension over allegations he tried to recruit eighth graders.

    WPIAL executive director Tim O’Malley held a hearing Wednesday afternoon over what discipline is appropriate for Brian Urso.

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    Urso was hired in April, but he has not yet coached a game.

    Channel 11 asked Urso about how the hearing as he was leaving, but he did not have a comment. His lawyer and a school administrator also did not comment.

    The communication between Urso and the eighth-grade students was through email. 

    A decision on the possible suspension for Urso is expected Wednesday night or Thursday.


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