Virginia Tech suspended ahead Tyrece Radford indefinitely on Monday after he was arrested early on Sunday morning, this system introduced.
Radford, the school said, was suspended “for not upholding the excessive requirements Virginia Tech has for its college students and athletes.” The Hokies didn’t present any additional particulars and mentioned they’d not touch upon the incident once more till it’s resolved.
Radford, according to The Roanoke Times, was pulled over by Blacksburg police shortly after 1:15 a.m. on Sunday morning. He was arrested and charged with driving whereas intoxicated and carrying a hid weapon, per the report. Each prices are Class 1 misdemeanors in Virginia, which may end up in as much as 12 months in jail and a effective of as much as $2,500.
The redshirt sophomore was launched afterward Sunday on bond and is because of be arraigned in courtroom on Feb. 9.
Radford averaged 11.1 factors and 6.3 rebounds per recreation this season and began in all 14 video games for No. 20 Virginia Tech whereas main the group in taking part in 31 minutes per recreation. The Hokies are 11-3 and are 5-2 in ACC play. They’re contemporary off an 18-point loss to Syracuse on Saturday and are set to tackle Notre Dame on Wednesday.
Coach Mike Younger mentioned the group could have no choice however to discover a solution to succeed with out Radford in the interim.
“We’ve bought no selection. We’ll determine it out,” Younger mentioned Monday, via the Roanoke Times. “That’s what our intentions are … We’ve bought sufficient gamers on this constructing to proceed to win.
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