MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota sophomore guard Daquein McNeil has been arrested on a charge of domestic assault and suspended from all team activities.
McNeil was booked on probable cause on Monday afternoon, according to Hennepin County jail records. He was still being held without bail on Tuesday morning, when the university announced the decision in a statement from athletic director Norwood Teague.
Teague said the school was gathering information and cooperating with authorities. He said the university "will not tolerate any form of domestic assault from its staff or student-athletes."
McNeil is averaging 3.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 18.8 minutes per game for the Gophers. He's usually the second guard off the bench, behind starters Andre Hollins and DeAndre Mathieu and backup Nate Mason.