Indiana five-star freshman Mackenzie Mgbako was arrested in Bloomington, Indiana on Sunday morning, the Indianapolis Star reported. In line with the police report, the previous blue-chip recruit and CBS Sports activities’ Preseason Massive 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 fees of felony trespass and resisting legislation enforcement. Each are Class A misdemeanors within the state of Indiana. In line with The Star, managers knowledgeable responding law enforcement officials that Mgbako wouldn’t depart 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 advised the IndyStar. “We’ll proceed to assemble details, 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 response to 247Sports. He initially dedicated to Duke earlier than flipping his dedication to Indiana in Could. 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 season.
Led by Jackson-Davis and Hood-Schifino, Indiana completed the 2022-23 season with a 23-12 document (12-8 Massive 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 house in opposition to Florida Gulf Coast on Nov. 7.