WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue sophomore forward Mason Gillis will be suspended for the team's first four games of the 2021-22 college basketball season, alongside the program's exhibition game and scrimmage against Providence, according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. 

Gillis was arrested in June for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He was sentenced to 365 days of unsupervised probation in August after pleading guilty. 

Gillis appeared in 28 games for the Boilermakers as a freshman last season. He made 23 starts and averaged 5.2 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game while shooting 46.5% from the field.

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