Iowa guard arrested for public intoxication
Iowa starting guard Anthony Tucker has been suspended after Iowa
City Police said he was arrested for public intoxication.
Iowa athletic director Gary Barta said Sunday that the
20-year-old Tucker, the team’s second-leading scorer with 11.9
points per game, would be suspended indefinitely. Officials at the
Johnson County Jail said Tucker pleaded not guilty to one count of
public intoxication and was released Sunday on $325 bond.
Barta says he was “disappointed because this is not the first
legal incident involving alcohol.”
The sophomore pleaded guilty to public intoxication in
December 2008. In January, Tucker was ruled academically ineligible
Tucker scored 17 points in Iowa’s 71-67 win over Drake on