Texas basketball coach Chris Beard was booked into Travis County Jail this morning at 4:18 am Monday morning on a charge of assault on a family/household member by impeding breath circulation. Arrest was made by the Austin Police Department.
His #2 Longhorns (7-1), are scheduled to play Rice at the Moody Center tonight and a players meeting has been called this morning.
In a statemen released by the University of Texas : “The University is aware of the situation regarding Chris Beard. We are continuing to gather information and monitoring the legal process.”
Beard should have a bond hearing sometime today when his bail would be set on the charge.