Akron suspends top player Demetrius Treadwell indefinitely for code of conduct violation
AKRON, Ohio -- Senior forward Demetrius Treadwell has been suspended indefinitely by Akron for a violation of the school's student-athlete code of conduct.
The school did not give any specifics about Treadwell's suspension in a brief release. The suspension begins immediately. Akron said an ''incident'' has been referred to the Department of Student Conduct and Community Standards.
The 6-foot-7 Treadwell was picked to the Mid-American Conference's preseason All-East team. He scored 10 points with 13 rebounds in the Zips' season-opening win on Friday.
Treadwell averaged 15.2 points and 8.6 rebounds in 34 games last season for the Zips, who went 21-13.