Pair of Auburn basketball staff members placed on administrative leave

AUBURN, Ala. (AL.com)- Two Auburn basketball support staffers have been put on administrative leave in connection with the school’s internal investigation into the program in light of the federal case against former assistant coach Chuck Person.

“The Auburn Athletics Department has placed men’s basketball support staff members Jordan VerHulst and Frankie Sullivan on administrative leave until further notice based upon the University’s ongoing investigation into the men’s basketball program,” a statement from the school said on Monday.

VerHulst, who is in his fourth season with the program, was promoted to special assistant to coach Bruce Pearl after spending three years as video coordinator. He was previously the video coordinator at Memphis from 2009-14.

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