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Two Auburn Basketball Players Arrested, Suspended After Misdemeanor Marijuana Possession

An Auburn Tigers cheerleader waving a flag.

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - MARCH 17: A Auburn Tigers cheerleader waves a flag before the 84-64 win against the Tennessee Volunteers during the final of the SEC Basketball Championships at Bridgestone Arena on March 17, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Two Auburn basketball players have been suspended after being arrested for possession of marijuana.

Head basketball coach Bruce Pearl announced on Wednesday that two of his players were arrested for misdemeanor marijuana possession.

According to AUNow, the two players are guard Bryce Brown and forward Horace Spencer. Both players have been suspended indefinitely and a length of suspension is yet "to be determined."

Bruce Pearl said the following in a statement:

"We're disappointed. They're embarrassed. These are really good kids that have done a lot of really good things, but they made [a] mistake and are going to pay a price for that mistake."

Brown, a sophomore guard is averaging 6.9 points and 1.6 rebounds per game on a 21.4 minutes per game average. Horace Spencer, a sophomore power forward, is averaging 5.9 points and 4.8 rebounds per game on a 20.0 minutes per game average

The two players are the fourth and fifth leading scorers on the team.