Scottie Bordelon is a reporter for WholeHogSports.com. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, Bordelon previously covered high school sports for the Times Record in Fort Smith and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Springdale. He is a member of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and Football Writers Association of America and voter for the Biletnikoff Award.
Osabuohien dismissed from basketball program
Arkansas' Gabe Osabuohien (22) reacts after making a three-pointer during the first half of a first round NCAA National Invitation Tournament college basketball game against Providence in Providence, R.I., Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas men's basketball coach Eric Musselman announced Thursday that forward Gabe Osabuohien has been dismissed from the program.
“We have set a level of expectations for our student-athletes on and off the court,” Musselman said in a release. “After discussions with Gabe, it was decided that it would be best to part ways. We thank him for his time at Arkansas and wish him well.”
Osabuohien, a native of Toronto, played in 54 games with the Razorbacks, starting eight during the 2018-19 season. He averaged 1.1 points and 1.4 rebounds per game in a limited role as a freshman.
As a sophomore, he contributed 3.1 points and 3.2 rebounds per game. In two seasons, Osabuohien shot 34 percent from the floor and 17.6 percent from 3-point range.
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