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Tuesday Inbox: Marshall basketball player suspended for using cell phone … during game

Jan 3, 2012, 4:45 PM EDT

Justin Coleman, Jonathan Jefferson AP

[Charleston Gazette] Freshman guard Justin Coleman has been suspended indefinitely by Marshall men’s basketball coach Tom Herrion for a violation of team rules.

Coleman, a highly touted freshman from Richmond, Va., via Huntington Prep, reportedly was seen using a cell phone during Marshall’s loss Thursday at Belmont. Coleman averages 6.2 points and 2.9 rebounds in 12 games.

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  1. goforthanddie - Jan 3, 2012 at 7:52 PM

    Cell phone on the bench during a game. Jesus.
    I don’t care how good you are at your sport, you should still have to pass a minimum IQ test to get a scholarship.

  2. skids003 - Jan 4, 2012 at 8:36 AM

    The “New Generation.” Entitlement. Stupidity.