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Indiana males’s basketball participant Mackenzie Mgbako was arrested and booked Sunday morning on expenses of prison trespass and resisting regulation enforcement, per Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star.
Each expenses are thought-about Class A misdemeanors, and police in Bloomington, Indiana, mentioned he was booked at 3:16 a.m. and launched after he posted bond greater than two hours later.
Mgbako is an incoming freshman on the staff and was a 5-star prospect, per 247Sports’ composite rankings.
“IU Athletics is conscious of the state of affairs,” an athletic division spokesperson mentioned, per Osterman. “We’ll proceed to collect info, cooperate with and monitor the authorized course of, and take additional motion because the evolving state of affairs warrants.”
Mgbako initially dedicated to Duke however reopened his recruitment in April earlier than selecting the Hoosiers.
He’s anticipated to be one in every of Indiana’s go-to choices on the ground this season, and Bleacher Report’s Jonathan Wasserman projected him as a first-round choose within the 2024 NBA draft.
Indiana’s first recreation of the 2023-24 marketing campaign is Nov. 7 in opposition to Florida Gulf Coast.