LOGAN -- Utah State men's basketball coach Stew Morrill announced Monday that senior center Jarred Shaw has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules.
Shaw, a 6-foot-10 senior from Dallas, Texas, currently leads the Aggies in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots at 16.1 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game. He is shooting 54.3 percent (51-of-94) from the field, as well as a team-best 87.1 percent (27-of-31) from the free throw line.
Shaw has posted a team-high two double-doubles this season, as well as posting double-figure points seven times, including tying for team-best honors with 18 points in USU's 71-60 win over Utah Valley on Saturday night.
Utah State is 6-2 on the season and will play three games in three days in hosting the Basketball Travelers, Inc., Classic, sponsored by Gossner Foods. USU will host the three-day, six-game classic-format tournament at theSmith Spectrum, and will open action against Western Illinois on Thursday. Tip-off is slated for 8 p.m. (MT), following the UC Santa Barbara-Troy game at 5:30 p.m.
On Friday, Western Illinois and Troy will tangle at 5:30 p.m. before USU faces off with UC Santa Barbara at 8 p.m. The Classic concludes on Saturday, with Western Illinois and UC Santa Barbara squaring off at 5:30 p.m. before the Aggies tangle with Troy at 8 p.m.