GRU Augusta basketball player Devon Wright-Nelson arrested

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Augusta, Ga--Just as the college basketball season is set to start, some tough news as GRU Augusta's Devon Wright-Nelson has been arrested.

The 21 year old was charged with a misdomenor count of disorderly conduct, stemming from an incident Saturday night. The school is expected to release a statement tomorrow, including what punishment will be handed out.

They did say the arrest came off campus. Last year Wright-Nelson averaged just under 12 points a game, this after he was named freshman of the year in the Peach Belt Conference the previous season. Nelson red shirted his freshmen year and has one more season of eligibility left.

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