Texas men’s basketball announced on Friday that junior guard Eric Davis Jr. would be withheld from future games as precautionary measure after he was linked to documents surrounding an FBI probe into corruption within college basketball.
The Longhorns posted a thrilling 65-64 victory over Oklahoma State in the team’s first game without Davis on Saturday. Texas coach Shaka Smart offered a brief update on Davis following the game.
According to the Austin American-Statesman’s Brian Davis, Smart told reporters that Eric “has been advised to meet with legal counsel before talking to anyone.”
Shaka Smart: "Eric has been advised to meet with legal counsel before talking to anyone."
— Brian Davis (@BDavisAAS) February 24, 2018
Per documents published by Yahoo! Sports, Davis is one of numerous players linked to balance sheets from ASM Sports — an agency run by former NBA agent Andy Miller. Former Texas center Prince Ibeh was also named in the documents.
Davis was averaging 8.8 points per game before being sidelined by the team. Texas has remaining games vs. No. 8 Kansas and No. 21 Kansas before the regular season concludes.
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