UConn Basketball Player Suspended After On-Campus Incident

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013  |  Updated 2:13 PM EDT
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UConn Basketball Player Suspended

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Connecticut's Enosch Wolf (1) looks to pass the ball as Seton Hall's Ryan Smyth looks on during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Newark, N.J. Connecticut won 78-67. Wolf was arrested a for an on-campus incident hours after the game. He has been suspended from the team indefinitely. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Wolf's mug shot (left), taken shortly after his arrest.

Enosch Wolf, a junior center, on the UConn men’s basketball team has been suspended after university police arrested him during an incident on campus on Monday morning.

Police said the player, from Goettingen, Germany, is suspended indefinitely, pending the completion of the legal process and a university review process.

According to a police report, UConn police were called to the Laflesche Building to investigate a domestic dispute just before 6 a.m. Monday.  Laflesche is a student housing building that is part of the Hilltop Apartments. 

Officers found that Wolf, 22,  had been involved in a physical altercation with a female resident of the building, according to the police report.  Wolf refused to leave the apartment, grabbed the hair of the victim and pushed her head, the report stated.

A tweet from Wolf to a female UConn student at 2:55 a.m. Monday said "Let me in :)".  The tweet has since been removed from Wolf's Twitter account.  Police did not release the name of the victim and it was not clear if the student Wolf tweeted was the same woman involved in the incident.

Wolf was charged with third-degree burglary, criminal trespass and disorderly conduct.

UConn released the following statement.

“We are aware of the situation concerning Enosch and we are taking the matter very seriously,” UConn head basketball coach Kevin Ollie said. “He has been suspended from the team indefinitely, until the legal and university process is finalized.

“I have spoken to the players on the team previously, and will continue to speak with them, about their conduct both on and off the basketball court. We have high expectations of our student-athletes at UConn, and I expect my players to live up to those standards.”

The university will have no further comment on the matter at this time.
 

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