Vanderbilt's McClellan to miss rest of season

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Updated: 1/08 5:59 pm

Nashville, TN ( - Vanderbilt sophomore guard Eric McClellan has been suspended for the spring semester for violating academic policy.

He is expected to be reinstated this summer, the school announced Wednesday.

McClellan, who transferred to Vanderbilt from Tulsa, had been averaging a team-high 14.3 points this season.

"I want to apologize to my family, coaches, teammates, and the entire Vanderbilt community for my actions that have led to this suspension," said McClellan. "I take full responsibility for what has happened. I look forward to returning to school this summer and of continuing my goal of earning a degree at Vanderbilt and playing basketball for this coaching staff and with these players."

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