University of Idaho center Barone charged with DUI


MOSCOW, Idaho — Suspended University of Idaho center Kyle Barone was arrested on a DUI charge over the weekend.

The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports ( Barone was arrested on the Washington State University campus early Sunday after a campus police officer saw a vehicle stopped in the wrong lane and then saw it cross both lanes of traffic into a parking space, where it hit a curb.

The police report says Barone’s blood-alcohol level at the scene was 0.186 percent, more than twice the legal limit.

The Daily News reports Barone, who is 23, appeared in Whitman County District Court Monday, shortly after coach Don Verlin announced that Barone had been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules.

Barone was Idaho’s top returning player in scoring, rebounding, assists, blocks and steals. The 6-foot-10 senior averaged 12.9 points and eight rebounds per game.


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