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Brittney Griner: Kim Mulkey said keep quiet on sexuality

espn.go.com Published: May 18, 2013

Former Baylor women's basketball star Brittney Griner says that Kim Mulkey, her college head coach, told players not to be open publically about their sexuality because it would hurt recruiting and look bad for the program.


"It was a recruiting thing," Griner said during an interview with ESPN The Magazine and espnW. "The coaches thought that if it seemed like they condoned it, people wouldn't let their kids come play for Baylor."
Griner, now preparing for her first WNBA season with the Phoenix Mercury, casually acknowledged she was gay during interviews with USA Today and with SI.com last month

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