Three Evansville basketball players dismissed from team

Updated: November 30, 2004, 9:42 PM ET
Associated Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Freshmen guards Dupree Fletcher and Marcus Butler and sophomore guard Robert Nelson have been dismissed from the team for actions off the court, coach Steve Merfeld said Tuesday.

The sanctions apparently come as part of a police investigation into thefts near the university campus, the Evansville Courier & Press reported.

Merfeld said in a news release on the university's Web site that the dismissals are because of an on-campus incident last week that involved the ...

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