Jordan Barnett, a senior forward on the Missouri basketball team, was arrested for DWI on Saturday morning, less than two days after the team was eliminated from the SEC tournament.
According to MU police, he was arrested at 3:26 a.m. The basketball program has confirmed that they are aware of Barnett’s arrest.
The Tigers are likely headed for the NCAA tournament, but it is now unclear whether or not they will have Barnett available for that tournament. The Missouri student-athlete handbook requires a one-week suspension at minimum for a first DWI offense. Barnett averages 13.7 points and shoots 41.4 percent from three.
Any absence for Barnett would likely give more minutes and shots to Michael Porter Jr., whose return to the Tiger lineup this week was uninspiring.