Georgia basketball announced prior to tip-off against North Carolina Central that forward Amanze Ngumezi has been suspended indefinitely. The sophomore had started every game for the Bulldogs and averaged 6.1 points per game and 2.4 rebounds per game.
Georgia basketball coach Tom Crean released a statement on the matter prior to the start of Wednesday night’s game.
“There are a combination of factors involved in this decision, all of which are associated with his lack of personal awareness and the attitude expected of a Georgia Bulldog basketball player,” Crean said.
Ngumezi is the second Bulldog to be suspended this season, as Jordan Harris is suspended for the first nine games of the season. Harris will be able to return starting on Dec. 20 when Georgia hosts SMU.
The Bulldogs take on North Carolina Central on Wednesday night and do not return to action until Saturday, Dec. 14 when it visits Arizona State.
Without Ngumezi, Georgia will likely play even smaller. Look for freshman Rodney Howard to absorb some of the minutes vacated by Ngumezi.
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