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Kansas F Dedric Lawson Accused Of Ditching $88 Bar Tab

He was suspended by the program last month for something else.

Lawson, who transferred from Memphis to Kansas this offseason, is accused of walking out on an $88 bar bill, per a new report from the Memphis Commercial-Appeal.

According to a police report, Lawson was at Bar Louie in Overton Square in Memphis early Thursday morning. A waitress at the establishment claims Lawson skipped out on the bill, which included food and drinks.

From the Commercial-Appeal:

According to the report, the waitress told police that Lawson left without paying his tab and got in a black Nissan Maxima and left.

She said that she followed him outside and recognized him because she went to high school with him, telling officers that Lawson now "plays college basketball in Kansas," according to the report. She was able to provide his phone number to police, the report said.

No charges have been filed against Lawson as police investigate the incident.

During an interview with 92.9 FM in Memphis, Lawson denied the allegation. He said that he paid for the only two drinks he ordered, one for his current girlfriend and one for his cousin.

Lawson also said the waitress making the accusation is a former high school girlfriend and she attempted to charge him for drinks that others had ordered.

Lawson averaged 19.2 points and 9.9 rebounds last season for Memphis before transferring. He was suspended from Kansas' recent trip to Italy due to an incident during practice.