"This program has a strong expectation of citizenship and every one of our players understands this. This expectation does not mean that mistakes will not happen. When they do I always deal with them appropriately," Fox said in a statement. "Brandon had a very clear understanding of our expectation. Unfortunately, I’ve had to dismiss him from our team. We’ve offered Brandon as much help as we can as he leaves, in hope that he can continue his career somewhere else."
Morris was also suspended for the first three games of the 2013-14 season.
The 6-foot-7 forward from Lithonia, Ga., averaged 8.6 points and 3.4 rebounds as a sophomore.