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Former Notre Dame men’s basketball assistant Ryan Ayers charged with voyeurism and domestic battery

Ayers was dismissed from the Notre Dame men’s basketball program back on September 21, 2020.
Updated: Jan. 5, 2021 at 3:48 PM EST
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - Former Notre Dame men’s basketball player and assistant coach Ryan Ayers has been charged with three counts of voyeurism and one count of domestic battery.

The events occurred anywhere from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2021.

Charging documents say Ayers took sexual photographs and videos of two ex-girlfriends without their knowledge. One ex-girlfriend had her photos shared in Ayers’ group chat. He also struck her in the face, causing her nose to bleed once she found out about said group chat. The other victim was unwillingly videoed. She asked Ayers to delete the video but he never did.

Ayers has been ordered to have no contact with either victim. He will post a bond no less than $7,500. Once out on bond, Ayers will have a GPS device on his person until further Order of the Court.

Ayers was dismissed from the Notre Dame men’s basketball program back on September 21, 2020. In the short press release announcing Ayers’ departure, it was said Ayers “is pursuing other opportunities.”

Ayers spent eight years of his life at Notre Dame. He played for Mike Brey for four years before graduating in 2009. He also had been an assistant coach for Brey since 2016.

This news was first reported by the South Bend Tribune. We will continue to follow the story here on 16 News Now.

To read the charging documents, see the gallery below.

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