MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) - A judge has ruled in favor of Central Michigan and its women'sbasketball coach in a lawsuit by a former player who claims shelost her scholarship because of discrimination.
Brooke Heike didn't show enough evidence to keep the case alive.A federal judge in Bay City dismissed it without a trial.
Heike, a prep star at Romeo High School, lost her scholarshipafter the 2007-08 season. CMU says it was because of her attitudeand an unwillingness to work hard.
Heike says she was told she wore too much makeup and wasn'tcoach Sue Guevara's "type." To Heike, that meant she wasn't alesbian. The school denied any discrimination.
In his decision Monday, U.S. District Judge Thomas Ludingtonsaid Heike got a fair hearing from a campus appeals board.
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