Mountaineers' Aaric Murray arrested

Updated: December 23, 2011, 10:43 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

West Virginia forward Aaric Murray was arrested Thursday in his hometown of Philadelphia and charged with drug possession.

Police spokesperson Tanya Little told CBSsports.com that Murray was arrested and charged with possessing marijuana, and is being held on bail.

"I've been alerted about the situation and the matter will be handled internally," West Virginia coach Bob Huggins said in a statement.

Murray, 22, is sitting out this season after transferring from La Salle.