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Posted on: Tuesday, March 9, 2010

CBKB: Michigan St. G Allen suspended for Big Ten opener


Associated Press

EAST LANSING, Mich. ó Chris Allen has been indefinitely suspended from the Michigan State basketball team and will miss at least the teamís Big Ten tournament opener.

Coach Tom Izzo told reporters Tuesday the guard was suspended for not meeting responsibilities to his teammates. Allen usually starts and is the fifth-leading scorer for the No. 11 Spartans, averaging 9.1 points per game.
Michigan State (24-7) opens Big Ten tournament play on Friday in Indianapolis against the winner of Thursdayís Minnesota-Penn State game.
Allenís status for possible later Big Ten tournament games hasnít been decided.