When Menomonee Falls boys basketball coach Ben Siebert resigned last week, many assumed Indians standout junior J.P. Tokoto was somehow involved.
Falls athletic director Dave Petroff said Tuesday that wasn't the case.
"Whether J.P. was going to stay or not stay was not a factor in this decision," Petroff said. "As far as I'm aware, Ben's decision to resign has no connection to J.P."
Tokoto, a University of North Carolina recruit, was a first-team all-state selection this season. But March 3 - the night Tokoto orally committed to the Tar Heels - he said he would "explore all opportunities" for his senior season.
There was friction between Siebert and many of his players during a frustrating 2010-'11 season in which the Indians went 11-12.
Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.
Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter Get the Newsletter!
- Waukesha North ousts Whitnall girls basketball team from WIAA regional play
- Lutz named new Menomonee Falls football coach
- Girls basketball: Germantown girls basketball team in regional final after 56-46 win
- Menomonee Falls wrestlers advance five to state off home mats
- Menomonee Falls wrestlers advance 10 to WIAA sectional event
- Holz wins fourth GMC wrestling title over state champ
- Menomonee Falls' Eastman, Lehnen to go NCAA D1 in soccer
- Falls boys rally for pivotal win over Hamilton
- Falls boys rally for first win over Hamilton in three years, 35-29
- Senior night a success on all levels for Menomonee Falls wrestlers