URI’s Hellenga dismissed from basketball team
Kingston, RI (Sports Network) – Dustin Hellenga, a three-year starter, has
been kicked off the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team.
Coach Jim Baron cited lack of academic responsibility for the decision.
Hellenga was third on the team in scoring this past season at 11.2 points per
game. He averaged 13.0 points per game as a sophomore and 9.1 points per game
in his freshman year.