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No. 17 Ohio State suspends Kam Williams (Mount Saint Joseph) for breaking team rules

Ohio State guard Kam Williams drives against Indiana during an NCAA college basketball game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Ohio State won 71-56. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Ohio State guard Kam Williams drives against Indiana during an NCAA college basketball game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Ohio State won 71-56. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon) (Paul Vernon / AP)

COLUMBUS, OHIO — Ohio State guard Kam Williams has been suspended indefinitely for violating team rules.

School spokesman Dan Wallenberg tweeted Sunday that coach Chris Holtmann had suspended Williams, a senior from Baltimore who attended Mount Saint Joseph. A specific reason wasn't given.

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Former Mount Saint Joseph standouts Darryl Morsell and Kam Williams will match up when Maryland plays Ohio State on Thursday night in Columbus.

The fifth-year player is averaging 8 points per game.

The announcement came hours before No. 17 Ohio State was scheduled to tip off against Illinois in Columbus. Andre Wesson will get his first start of the season in Williams' place.

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