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Tom Crean Proactively Suspends Devin Dumes for Throwing Elbows

I’m starting to really like this Tom Crean guy. As if building up Marquette into a powerhouse wasn’t enough, he came to Indiana where he stripped the program naked to clean it up, getting rid of their top returning talent and scholarship players in the process. The team hasn’t been successful on the court this year but you get the sense they’re headed in the right direction over the longterm. At the least, he’s building the program the right way. Another sign of Crean’s ethics was his indefinite suspension of Indiana’s top scorer this season, Devin Dumes, for throwing elbows against Michigan State, one that resulted in a flagrant foul and subsequent ejection. Here’s the elbow in case you want to take a look:

It also wasn’t an isolated incident for Dumes that game — Inside the Hall has the details:

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