BREAKING: Burke placed on leave at The Mount

Mount St. Mary’s University placed Head Men’s Basketball Coach Robert Burke on paid administrative leave Wednesday, and appointed Assistant Coach Matt Henry as acting head coach. According to a release by the university, Burke actually requested to be placed on leave. He is in his second year at The Mount (17-40) and spent 6 seasons as an assistant at Georgetown before that. We’ll get to the bottom of this one and let you know what the deal is as soon as we can.