Kansas basketball: Carlton Bragg suspended indefinitely

On Thursday night, the Kansas basketball program announced an indefinite suspension for forward Carlton Bragg.

According to a release from the team, Bragg was violated for an undisclosed violation of team rules. The Jayhawks were clear, however, that his suspension had nothing to do with an investigation into the alleged rape of a 16-year old girl visiting McCarthy Hall.

“Carlton is suspended for a violation of team rules,” head coach Bill Self said in the statement. “This violation is not connected to the alleged incident in McCarthy Hall on December 17th.”

Kansas suspends forward Carlton Bragg indefinitely for violation of team rules. pic.twitter.com/l5gCD8hOGJ

— Brian Hamilton (@_Brian_Hamilton) January 27, 2017

Bragg is averaging 6.1 and 4.8 rebounds per game for the No. 2 Jayhawks.

Kansas returns to action on Saturday night with a big matchup against the Kentucky Wildcats. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. ET on ESPN.

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Photo Credit: Twitter/Carlton Bragg