BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Police in northern Ohio say they are investigating racist graffiti scrawled in chalk in front of a college basketball coach's house.

Police say vandals wrote "white power" along with a swastika on the sidewalk in front of Bowling Green State University basketball coach Louis Orr's home over the weekend. Orr is black.

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Orr, the team's coach since 2007, declined to comment through a university spokesman who said this is the first time anything like this has happened to the coach since he's been at Bowling Green.

A police spokesman said he hopes someone in the community will come forward with information about who did it.