Kentucky assistant coach Rod Strickland arrested

Rod Strickland

Lexington police arrested University of assistant basketball coach Rod Strickland early Sunday morning.  According to police reports, they arrested Strickland just before 3 a.m. at Tates Creek and New Circle Road. The report says an officer saw Strickland run a red light at the intersection, nearly striking another vehicle. Investigators say he failed a field sobriety test, including standing on one leg, walking and turning, and reciting ABCs. Strickland refused a breathalizer and had the smell of alcohol on his breath.

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