Royce White’s Suspension Mars Gophers’ Great Start

Posted by Dan Adams on November-17-2009 Add Comments

The University of Minnesota men's basketball team is undefeated with a perfect 2-0 record. But given the quality of the opponents, that should come as no surprise.

Gophers head coach Tubby Smith led the program to its first NCAA Tournament appearance in just his second season with the university, creating a lot of hype on campus and throughout the Twin Cities.

But shoplifting allegations against prized recruit Royce White and senior guard Devron Bostick and their resulting suspensions two weeks ago have stolen the spotlight from the Gophers' impressive start. Instead, Smith has been pestered with questions regarding the future of these players.

Neither player has been dismissed, and, according to, White's co...

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