STORRS Conn. (AP) -Connecticut guard Doug Wiggins has been allowed to return to practice, but he and starting guard Jerome Dyson remain suspended from the team.
The 20-year-old sophomores were suspended last Friday, the day after campus police say they found them in a car in a parking lot with a bottle of vodka and a bottle of cognac.
Both were cited for possession of alcohol by a minor. Wiggins also was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. He is due in court Monday to face that charge.
Campus police say they also found a small amount of marijuana near the car, but neither player was charged with any drug violation.
As part of the school's policy, both were given drug tests. Those results have not been made public.
UConn spokesman Kyle Muncy said Wiggins' return to practice Thursday does not necessarily mean he will play against 18th-ranked Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Dyson was averaging 14.3 points a game. Wiggins was averaging 6.6 points.

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Michigan St. vs. Connecticut Pick Which storied program has the edge tonight when No. 4 Michigan State takes on Connecticut at Midnight in the...
Thumbnail Gonzaga vs. Florida Pick In a great matchup of top-20 teams No. 17 Gonzaga is set to face No. 7 Florida...
Thumbnail Duke vs. Texas Pick Can No. 1 Duke avoid a letdown performance when it takes on ...
Thumbnail Ohio State vs. Gonzaga Pick A busy day in sports wraps up tonight at 11:59PM ET when No. 17 Gonzaga faces off with Ohio...
Thumbnail Michigan State vs. DePaul Pick Are the Michigan State Spartans going to roll without its best player in the lineup tonight versus the DePaul Blue Demons? Tip-off is at...

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Team Pages