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MedZag
10-03-2008, 06:35 AM
Ouch.


STORRS, Conn. -- Connecticut freshman basketball player Nate Miles told a newspaper Thursday night that he doesn't know if he will appeal being expelled from school after being arrested for violating a restraining order.

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According to court documents, the 20-year-old Miles was served with a restraining order on Sept. 22, after a woman claimed he had attempted to force her into having sex. He is accused of violating the order by placing a phone call to the woman less than 20 minutes after receiving it.
http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=3623177

NJZag
10-06-2008, 08:01 AM
Another head case arrives in Storrs. That's always good for a Tsk, tsk (http://hoyatalk2.proboards48.com/index.cgi?action=display&board=pro&thread=17193)elsewhere in the Big East. :D


Hartford, Courant news out of the Nutmeg State (http://www.courant.com/sports/college/husky/men/hc-uconnchart1003.artoct03,0,1059238.story?page=1)


Add Nate Miles to the list of those whose conduct has complicated coach Jim Calhoun's life and sullied the Huskies' reputation (starting in 1990):

Oct. 6, 1990
Murray Williams, forward, charged with DUI. Later dismissed from the team for academic reasons.

Feb. 16, 1993
Brian Fair, guard, charged with shoplifting. Placed on accelerated rehabilitation (community service).

Oct. 23, 1994
Rudy Johnson, forward, charged with breach of peace in an incident involving Sue Mayo, a member of the UConn women's team. She withdrew from school.

Jan. 21, 1998
Antric Klaiber, forward/center, charged with DUI and seat belt violation. Suspended two games. Made to attend classes on alcohol abuse.

Oct. 1998
Doug Wrenn, forward, charged with shoplifting $85 sneakers from Bob's Stores in Hamden. Fined, performed 50 hours community service.

April 13, 1999
Khalid El-Amin, guard, charged with possessing marijuana after his arrest in Hartford. Record erased in 30 days when he completed six hours of community service.

Oct. 1999
Wrenn, issued a citation for allegedly creating a public disturbance outside Cody's Diner in New Haven.

Jan. 4, 2000
Tony Robertson, guard, and Wrenn, accused of scheming to swap tickets for boots at the Timberland Stores at Westfarms Mall. No charges were filed. Their conduct, however, results in suspensions (Wrenn for eight games; Robertson for one).

April 29, 2000
Wrenn, forward, charged with breach of peace. Placed on accelerated rehabilitation. Dismissed from team.

Feb. 22, 2001
Marcus Cox, guard, charged with marijuana possession. Placed on accelerated rehabilitation, entered drug education program.

Feb. 14, 2003
Ben Gordon, guard, charged with misdemeanor third-degree assault and disorderly conduct. Placed on accelerated rehabilitation, performed 30 hours community service.

Aug. 18, 2004
Assistant coach Clyde Vaughan, charged with patronizing a prostitute and interfering with an officer. Resigns from coaching staff. Pleads guilty, performs 10 days of community service, attends hygiene class for johns run by the Hartford health department and is made to submit to testing for sexually transmitted diseases.

March 27, 2005
Antonio Kellogg, guard, charged with possession of marijuana. Had been suspended March 14 because of an undisclosed violation of team policy. Arrested 13 days later.

April 9, 2005
Kellogg, charged with criminal intent to assault a police officer, criminal trespass and interfering with an officer. Expelled from UConn. Granted accelerated rehabilitation on both charges and previous marijuana charge, ordered to attend drug education classes and perform 100 hours of community service.

Aug. 12, 2005
A.J. Price, guard, charged with four counts of third-degree larceny and one of making a false statement to police for his role in the theft of four laptop computers from a dormitory on campus. Received 18 months of probation and 400 hours of community service.

Aug. 16, 2005
Marcus Williams, guard, four counts of third-degree larceny for his role in theft of laptops. Granted accelerated rehabilitation and placed on 18 months' probation. Ordered to perform 400 hours of community service.

Oct. 2007
Doug Wiggins, guard, fails drug test, suspended 30 days.

Jan. 25, 2008
Wiggins and Jerome Dyson, guard, suspended after being caught with alcohol while sitting in a car in a parking lot. Wiggins also received a summons for driving with a suspended license. Dyson misses nine games and Wiggins two. Wiggins eventually transfers to UMass.

Oct. 2, 2008
Highly touted recruit Nate Miles is expelled from the university by an administrative review board after being accused of assaulting a female student.

LongIslandZagFan
10-06-2008, 11:23 AM
Thanks NJ... great way to sum it up.

Some in the Big East call it U-Convict for a reason. :D

ToreroStudent
10-08-2008, 07:33 AM
Hope we get another crack at those punks.

NJZag
10-25-2008, 03:58 AM
http://sports.espn.go.com/ncb/news/story?id=3660703


Miles, expelled from UConn, enrolls at College of Southern Idaho

TWIN FALLS, Idaho -- Nate Miles, a freshman expelled earlier this month from the University of Connecticut, has enrolled at the College of Southern Idaho.

Miles, a 6-foot-7 forward, from Toledo, Ohio, arrived in Twin Falls on Tuesday. He started classes at the junior college Wednesday and took part in his first practice with the team. Miles, 20, was expelled from UConn after being arrested for violating a restraining order in September. The complaint has since been dismissed. Junior college rules require that Miles serve a 16-week probationary period, meaning he will not be able to take play in any Golden Eagles games until Feb. 6.

A lively little addition to the JC that gave Eddie Sutton his start. :D