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Illinois sophomore guard Tevian Jones has been suspended indefinitely for what the school is calling a “violation of team academic policies." Illini head coach Brad Underwood announced the latest suspension for Jones on Saturday afternoon in a media release.

Jones, who was competing for playing time at the small forward position this season, averaged 3.5 points and 1.4 rebounds in 24 games last season.

Jones’s 2018-19 season highlights included a career-high 18 points with a career-high-tying four rebounds and career-high-tying two steals in a win over No. 13 Maryland at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 26.

The former four-star prospect by both and averaged 20.5 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.7 steals while shooting 54% from the field as a senior at Culver City High School in California. Jones spent his first three years of his prep career at Chandler (Ariz.) High School.

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This is the second suspension for Jones. The 6-foot-7 wing player was suspended for eight games last season for a different undisclosed violation of team rules.