WASHINGTON (AP) -George Washington basketball star Maureece Rice has been dismissed from the program for ``failure to adhere to team rules,'' the school said in a brief statement Thursday.
Rice served a pair of one-game suspensions earlier this season for violating unspecified team rules. He missed the Nov. 24 game at Maryland-Baltimore County and the Dec. 23 game against Longwood.
Featured on the cover of the team's media guide, Rice was expected to provide senior leadership for a young GW squad this season. He led the team in scoring as a junior and decided to return for his senior year after withdrawing his name from the NBA draft last June.
Rice's scoring average dropped from 15.8 to 9.2 this season, as he was forced to handle point guard duties following a season-ending injury to Travis King.
The Colonials (9-15, 5-9) began Thursday in 12th place in the Atlantic 10, in danger of missing the conference tournament. They played at Charlotte and will wrap up their regular season Saturday against Massachusetts.

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