Kansas State’s Tomlin suspended following arrest
Jeff Borzello, ESPN Staff WriterOct 30, 2023, 08:37 PM ET
- Basketball recruiting insider.
- Joined ESPN in 2014.
- Graduate of University of Delaware.Kansas State forward Nae’Qwan Tomlin has actually
been suspended indefinitely following his arrest over the weekend, coach Jerome Tang revealed Monday.Tomlin was jailed early Sunday early morning for”disorderly conduct; battling or
fighting”at Tubby’s Sports Bar and launched on $750 bond, according to the Riley County Authorities Department arrest report.” I have actually indefinitely suspended Nae’Qwan Tomlin for not living up to the expectations we require of our players,”Tang said in a declaration.”Although he is not with the group, he is still part of our household, and we will do what [we] can to support him as he moves through this procedure.”A 6-foot-10 forward from New york city, Tomlin started 36 games last season for Kansas State, balancing 10.4 points and 5.9
rebounds. He was an essential factor in the Wildcats ‘run to the Elite 8, scoring in double figures in all 4 NCAA competition games and balancing 12.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks.Kansas State opens its season versus USC on Nov. 6 in Las Vegas, although the Wildcats likewise have an exhibit game versus Emporia State on Wednesday.Without Tomlin, expect Tang to rely more greatly on Creighton transfer Arthur Kaluma.
He could also go smaller sized and use Samford move Ques Glover in a three-guard lineup.