The Kansas State Wildcats are coming off of a loss against the Florida Gators over the weekend and the news is about to get worse: Jacob Pullen and Curtis Kelly have been suspended, head coach Frank Martin announced. School officials discovered both had received impermissible benefits, which was identified as clothing from a local department store.
Pullen is suspended for three games, including Tuesday night's game at UNLV at the Sprint Center in Kansas City as well as two more games at Bramlage Coliseum -- UMKC and North Florida. The length of Kelly's suspension has yet to be announced.
"These young men have worked hard to represent themselves and Kansas State in a positive manner," coach Frank Martin said in a release. "Having said that, they made a mistake in judgment and have to pay a price for that decision."
This is a significant blow for Kansas State but one they can overcome. There was no word of any sort of investigation from either so we're not sure what the details of the NCAA violation are.
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