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UNLV's Savon Goodman quits team

Updated: October 18, 2013, 7:52 PM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- A suspended UNLV basketball player has quit the team ahead of a preliminary hearing on criminal charges that he stole expensive Nike sneakers, $500 cash and almost $900 worth of video games from a friend's apartment.

Nineteen-year-old Savon Goodman issued a statement through the team saying he felt a lot of pressure the last few months, and that it was best to leave the program.

His lawyer, William Terry, didn't immediately respond to a message.

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