Razorbacks suspend forward Marshawn Powell

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas forward Marshawn Powell has

been suspended, the university announced prior to the Razorbacks'

game with North Carolina A&T on Wednesday.

No reason or length was given for the suspension, though Powell

will be allowed to continue practicing with the team.

Powell, a preseason first-team All-Southeastern Conference

selection by the league's coaches, is averaging 7.4 points per game

this season while recovering from a broken foot suffered in the

offseason. Last season, the 6-foot-7 sophomore averaged 14.9 points

and 6.7 rebounds per game.

After scoring a season-high 17 points in a win over Mississippi

Valley State on Dec. 15, Powell played just 10 minutes in a loss to

Texas A&M. He followed that by going scoreless in only one minute

in Arkansas' last game, a 67-59 win over Texas Southern on Dec. 22.