Kansas’ Buford receives diversion for DUI

A second Kansas basketball player has been given a chance to wipe his record clean of drunken-driving charges.

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The Lawrence prosecutor’s office says 21-year-old Chase Buford must pay $802 in fees. He is not allowed to consume alcohol or drugs for one year and must undergo substance abuse treatment.

The junior guard from San Antonio was pulled over early on July 11 in Lawrence. Authorities say he refused to submit to a breath test.

Last week, teammate Brady Morningstar was placed on diversion in a drunken-driving case stemming from an Oct. 3 traffic stop. He also was suspended from playing in any games during the first semester.