Saturday State Sports Briefs: MU suspends Mayo indefinitelyWisconsin Sports
-- Marquette University basketball coach Buzz Williams reveals he has suspended sophomore guard Todd Mayo indefinitely.
MILWAUKEE - Marquette University basketball coach Buzz Williams reveals he has suspended sophomore guard Todd Mayo indefinitely.
Williams says Mayo hasn’t taken part in any team activities so far this summer. The coach wouldn’t say what the suspension was related to and refused to speculate on when, or if, Mayo might be reinstated. As a freshman, Mayor came off the bench to average almost eight points per game, playing a little over 27 minutes each time out.
Former Marquette teammates Jae Crowder and Darius Johnson-Odom were each selected in the second round of Thursday’s NBA draft. Crodwer was selected with the 34th overall pick by the Cleveland but later had his rights traded to Dallas. The Mavericks also selected Johnson-Odom with the 55th pick and then traded him to the Los Angeles Lakers. Former Wisconsin Badger guard Jordan Taylor went undrafted and will look to sign with a team as a free agent.
Milwaukee Bucks coach Scott Skiles says the evaluation process for rookies will start next month at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. It’s important to figure out what the Milwaukee team just got in this week’s NBA draft. The summer league starts July 13th and runs through the 22nd. Skiles says both John Henson and Doron Lamb were ranked much higher than their draft position and the team was glad it was able to pick them up.
The Bass Master Elite, Green Bay Challenge is wrapping up at the halfway mark today. Day three is today and the fourth and final day is Sunday. Anglers are vying for the 100-thousand-dollar top prize and a spot in the 2013 Bass Master Classic in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Voting closed last night for the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Ryan Braun was in a tight race for the final starting spot in the National League Outfield with the Cardinals Melky Cabrera. The All-Star teams will be announced on Sunday night. This year's All-Star Game is July 17th in Kansas City.
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