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UND freshmen cited for underage drinking

Published: April 30, 2014, 10:51 am, by Joe Paisley

From the Grand Forks Herald

Three North Dakota freshmen were cited for underage drinking last weekend. Wade Murphy, Luke Johnson and Keaton Thompson were all ticketed according to court records. Murphy is 20, Johnson is 19 and Thompson is 18. Murphy and Thompson also were cited for failure to halt. Both are Class B misdemeanors.

Murphy played 19 games last season, registering three points. Johnson played in all 42 games, tallying 21 points. Thompson played in 26 games, tallying eight points.

“We are aware of the situation and it has been dealt with internally,” UND athletic director Brian Faison told the Grand Forks Herald.

What does that mean? Judging from past incidents, that could include game suspensions — probably one or two — by the program. Do not expect any further comment from the coach or school.