A University of Kansas cheerleader and three members of the school's spirit squad are suspended from cheering after a photo linking the Ku Klux Klan with President-elect Donald Trump was posted on the cheerleader's Snapchat account.
Associate athletic director Jim Marchiony says university officials learned of the posting during the men's basketball team's 83-63 victory over UAB.
The athletics department says a Twitter user reported the Snapchat photo to the school. A tweet from the school described what happened as "unacceptable."
Marchiony says the female cheerleader insisted Tuesday that someone took her phone at a party Saturday night and posted the Snapchat message.
Unacceptable. She is suspended from cheering pending formal investigation. This behavior won't be tolerated. Will be dealt w/ appropriately. pic.twitter.com/8Pe8xw6Ebr— Kansas Jayhawks (@KUAthletics) November 22, 2016