Gregory And Cobb Off USC Basketball Team

By Associated Press

Eric Cobb and Jamal Gregory

Suspended South Carolina players Jamall Gregory and Eric Cobb have been dismissed from the Gamecocks men’s basketball program.

Coach Frank Martin said Monday announced the decision on Monday.

The reserves had been arrested in March and charged with misdemeanors for shooting a BB pellet gun. Cobb, a 6-foot-9 forward, was charged with assault for firing at an occupied car. Gregory, a 6-2 guard, was charged with four counts of property crimes.

Martin said after talking with the players, the decision was made that it was best for the players to leave.

Gregory and Cobb were among five players Martin suspended before an NIT victory over High Point last month. The other players — forward Chris Silva and guards Marcus Stroman and TeMarcus Blanton — remain suspended.

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