Missouri PF Jordan Barnett Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured ColumnistMarch 10, 2018

Missouri's Jordan Barnett (21) brings the ball down the court during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Illinois Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, in St. Louis. Illinois won 70-64. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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Missouri forward Jordan Barnett was arrested Saturday morning.

Per Rivals.com's Gabe DeArmond, a spokesman for the University of Missouri Police Department announced Barnett was arrested at 3:26 a.m. local time for failure to drive in a single lane and suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

DeArmond also received a statement from the the school about Barnett's arrest: "The program is aware that Jordan Barnett was involved in an incident last night. The program will have no further comment at this time."

After coming off the bench for most of his first three years at Missouri, Barnett moved into the starting lineup this season. The senior ranks second on the team with averages of 13.7 points and 5.9 rebounds per game.

Missouri was knocked out of the SEC tournament in the second round after a 62-60 loss against Georgia on Thursday. The Tigers went 20-12 (10-8 SEC) this season and could receive an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament when the field of 68 is announced Sunday.

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