Monday , Jul , 09 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Missouri suspends Grimes

Columbia, MO (Sports Network) – University of Missouri senior forward Kalen
Grimes has been suspended indefinitely following a violation of team rules.

The action comes after Grimes, who started 24 of Missouri’s 30 games last
season and averaged 7.0 points and 5.6 rebounds, was involved in an
undisclosed incident in the St. Louis suburb of Florissant over the weekend.

“I am extremely disappointed in the actions of Kalen Grimes and have suspended
him indefinitely from our program,” head coach Mike Anderson said. “With this
suspension, Kalen will not be allowed to work out with our team and must take
the necessary steps to not only earn the trust of his coaches and teammates,
but the trust of Missouri’s alumni and fan base.”

The program implemented a zero-tolerance policy last week after DeMarre
Carroll was shot in the ankle during a disturbance outside a nightclub in

“Although the circumstances surrounding both Kalen and DeMarre differ a great
deal, I understand the cumulative effect these events can have on the
perception of a program and want to assure our fans that these incidents will
be dealt with appropriately,” Anderson added.