Former Kentucky starter arrested and charged with sexual abuse of two teenage girls

Ugly, terrifying story coming out of Kentucky this morning.

Especially if it's true, but right now we've got charges and allegations.

Former Kentucky starter Michael Porter Michael Porter-- who was with the team from 2006 to 2009 -- was arrested early Tuesday morning and put into a Lexington jail on charges related to sex acts with minors. The information is still coming out, so the story is in its initial stages, but what we do know, according to Lex18.com, is that the 25-year-old Porter allegedly was inappropriate with a 15- and a 14-year-old girl.

He met the girls while doing community work at a church. He was a "group leader," which sends a shiver down your spine.

Porter was charged with six counts of sodomy and two of outright sexual abuse, per Lex18.com.

Porter averaged 4.1 points and 2.5 assists per game while at Kentucky, like that matters at all with this story. He wound up leaving right before John Calipari started coaching the team, ironically citing the desire to spend more time with his wife and child.

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