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UPDATE: Dwayne Morgan no longer UNLV Runnin' Rebel after arrest

UNLV suspends forward Dwayne Morgan indefinitely
Posted at 11:57 AM, May 10, 2017

UPDATE AUG. 29: UNLV announced Tuesday that Dwayne Morgan is no longer on the basketball team. However, Morgan will stay at UNLV and work towards graduating in December. Graduation in December will allow Morgan to transfer to another university and play without having to sit out a season.

If the basketball player gets a medical redshirt for this past season, he have 2 years of eligibility left.


Junior-to-be Dwayne Morgan has been suspended indefinitely from the UNLV men's basketball team after he was arrested in the 700 block of Sierra Vista Drive over the weekend. Many details are still unknown but UNLV's athletic department did release this statement.

"We are aware of the situation regarding UNLV men's basketball student-athlete Dwayne Morgan and are continuing to gather all of the facts," said UNLV. "Coach Menzies has met with Dwayne and he has been suspended indefinitely from all basketball activities."

Morgan has started 32 games over his career at UNLV and averaged 9 points and 7 rebound before getting injured last season. He was expected to play a role as the veteran voice to coach Marvin Menzies' incoming top-25 recruiting class.

21-year-old Morgan attended St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, Maryland.

The story is developing and will be updated as soon as more details are released.