AKRON, Ohio – A basketball player from the University of Akron appeared in court on Friday after he allegedly hit a teammate in December, according to an article in The Akron Beacon Journal.
Khadim Gueye, a 7-foot center from Senegal, was charged with assault for minor offenses after his arrest on December 16,
Gueye allegedly hit his partner several times, hit several of the player's teeth and left him unconscious, according to the
. Coaches and other players witnessed the incident.
Gueye pleaded not guilty in the Akron City Court, the
The UA Athletics Department suspended Gueye indefinitely pending the outcome of his criminal proceedings, according to Director of Athletics Larry Williams, according to the