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Big 12 roundup: Oklahoma State guard Penn suspended

Longhorn’s suspension to end after 2 games

February 25, 2011

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Oklahoma State guard Penn suspended

Stillwater, Okla. — Oklahoma State coach Travis Ford has suspended point guard Ray Penn indefinitely for failing to follow team policy.

Ford said Thursday that Penn “has some things he needs to work on outside of basketball, and this will give him time to focus and spend some quality time in the academic center.”

Penn’s averaging 6.1 points and 2.1 assists.

Longhorn’s suspension to end after 2 games

Austin, Texas — Texas coach Rick Barnes says forward Alexis Wangmene’s suspension will end after Saturday’s game against Colorado.

Wangmene was arrested on a drunken-driving charge early Sunday morning and did not play in No. 5 Texas’ victory over Iowa State on Wednesday night. Barnes said Thursday that Wangmene was embarrassed and apologized to his teammates.

Wangmene has played in 27 games and is averaging 2.4 points and 2.4 rebounds for the Longhorns (24-4), who are in first place in the Big 12.

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