November 28, 2014
Nevada basketball coach Mark Fox says he has
set no timetable for when three suspended players might be
Starting guard Brandon Fields and freshmen London Giles and
Ahyaro Phillips were indefinitely suspended following their
citations for petty larceny at a Sparks sporting goods store on
Fields, a junior from Arlington, Texas, has been cleared of any
criminal wrongdoing in the alleged shoplifting incident at Scheels.
Giles, a guard from Dallas, pleaded guilty last week and was
fined $350 plus court costs of $107. Phillips, a forward from New
Orleans, pleaded not guilty and is awaiting a trial date.
Fox said he remains disappointed in the three and did not rule
out the possibility they could be removed from the team.
"We'll see if they listen and we'll go from there," Fox told
the Reno Gazette-Journal.
The coach gave no indication when the players could be
"They have not practiced and if you don't practice, you don't
play," Fox said. "I don't know when they're going to practice, if
they're going to practice, and there's no time frame on that."
The Wolf Pack scrimmages at St. Mary's on Saturday and opens the
regular seasson Nov. 15 at Montana State.
Fields is the team's leading returning scorer after starting 32
of 33 games and averaging 12.4 points per game last season.