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San Diego coach Lamont Smith arrested on domestic violence charges

The incident occurred at the team hotel following a win at San Francisco.

NCAA Basketball: San Diego at Gonzaga James Snook-USA TODAY Sports

San Diego coach Lamont Smith was arrested Sunday on domestic violence charges, according to public records obtained by reports that Smith has been charged with domestic violence, assault with force likely to commit great bodily injury, and false imprisonment.

The incident occurred at the team hotel in San Francisco, following the Toreros’ 64-61 win over the Dons on Saturday night. The victim was taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries. She claims to have been in an intimate relationship with Smith.

The university released a statement to, saying:

“We are aware of the report of allegations related to Lamont Smith. We have very few details at the time, but we will be gathering information and will be commencing an investigation into the matter.”

San Diego finished the regular season 18-12 and 9-9 in the West Coast Conference. The Toreros earned the 6 seed in the WCC Tournament and will face BYU in the quarterfinals on Saturday. No word yet on whether Smith will coach that game.