ESPN.com and the AP are reporting that chronic boozehound and
For Pepper this seems like it shouldn’t affect his status as a basketball player at WVU. And really it shouldn’t. The kid was out drinking at a bar, went to urinate, and a cop caught him out in the open somewhere. It happens and that's college. And really this wouldn’t be that big of a deal to either of them were it not for the already fairly extensive criminal history of Mazzulla. With two previous alcohol related incidents this young man should face some stiffer penalties from Bob Huggins. He has already stated he has been made aware of the situation and will handle the discipline of the players internally. But really this seems like a bigger problem with alcohol for Mazzulla. He should face some suspensions and should be mandated to seek some alcohol counseling. Lay off the sauce my friend. Seems like you could use the break. WVU needs Mazzulla to play well this season to help offset the big loss of star DeSean Butler. Although Mazzulla had a horrific turnover ratio so who knows how good he will be able to help the team even if he is on the court.
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