Indiana star freshman Mackenzie Mgbako arrested on misdemeanor prices after alleged altercation at Taco Bell



Indiana five-star freshman Mackenzie Mgbako was arrested in Bloomington, Indiana on Sunday morning, the Indianapolis Star reported. In keeping with the police report, the previous blue-chip recruit and CBS Sports activities’ Preseason Huge 10 Freshman of the 12 months was arrested following an alleged altercation at a Taco Bell early Sunday morning.

Mgbako was booked within the Monroe County jail on prices of legal trespass and resisting regulation enforcement. Each are Class A misdemeanors within the state of Indiana. In keeping with The Star, managers knowledgeable responding cops that Mgbako wouldn’t go away the property after he was refused drive-through service for “cursing and being impolite to workers.” 

He posted bond early Sunday morning and was launched from custody. 

“IU Athletics is conscious of the scenario,” an athletic division spokesman informed the IndyStar. “We are going to proceed to collect information, cooperate with and monitor the authorized course of, and take additional motion because the evolving scenario warrants.”

Mgbako ranked because the No. 10 total prospect in keeping with 247Sports. He initially dedicated to Duke earlier than flipping his dedication to Indiana in Might. He was one of many gamers anticipated to fill the void left by stars Trayce Jackson-Davis and Jalen Hood-Schifino after they departed to the NBA this previous summer time. 

Led by Jackson-Davis and Hood-Schifino, Indiana completed the 2022-23 season with a 23-12 file (12-8 Huge Ten) and reached the Spherical of 32 within the NCAA Event earlier than falling to Miami to finish its season. Indiana opens up the 2023-24 season at dwelling in opposition to Florida Gulf Coast on Nov. 7.



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