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Former Irish men’s basketball assistant charged with voyeurism, assault

Notre Dame assistant coach Ryan Ayers watches during a timeout at the NCAA basketball game between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Jan. 15, 2020, at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta, Georgia. (Rich von Biberstein/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A former Notre Dame men’s basketball assistant coach has been charged with three counts of voyeurism and one count of domestic battery.

The charges filed Tuesday stem from Ryan Ayers’ relationships with two women over a four-year span in which he allegedly recorded them naked or while having sex without their consent.

He also is accused of hitting one of the women in the face during a fight in his car last July.

His attorneys says Ayers denies the allegations.

Notre Dame announced in September that Ayers had left the men’s basketball program after four seasons on the staff.

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