Iowa State jettisons Bubu Palo for student conduct violation

By Matt Norlander | College Basketball Writer

Iowa State cut ties with guard Bubu Palo over the holiday weekend, the team announced.

Palo was suspended from the team last year after a second-degree sexual assault charge was brought in September of 2012. He was brought back on to the team in January after the charge was dropped. A recent appeal of that decision (by the school's Office of Judicial Affairs) led to the verdict that Palo violated student conduct code in regard to the aforementioned incident, thus he was again punished, this time permanently.

The decision was effectively out of the hands of ISU basketball coach Fred Hoiberg and the athletic department.

Palo, a senior, averaged 2.8 points in 12.5 minutes following his suspension last season.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

Latest Video

May 1, 2015
Nigel Hayes sues NCAA for payment (1:41)
May 1, 2015
Jon Solomon on NCAA paying players
(1:58)
April 30, 2015
Jones and Sulaimon wronged?
(2:07)
April 27, 2015
5-star wing Brandon Ingram chose Duke
(2:13)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's adidas Stephen Curry White Golden State Warriors 2015 MVP Caricature T-Shirt

Stephen Curry Golden State Warriors 2015 MVP
Get the gear
Shop Now

2015 NCAA Tournament
Final Four