Missouri dismisses Pulley from team

Missouri coach Quin Snyder ended many of the questions regarding Randy Pulley on Friday. Snyder announced that Pulley, who was indefinitely suspended, has been dismissed from the team.

The limbo regarding point guard Randy Pulley ended Friday, when coach Quin Snyder announced Missouri has dismissed Pulley from the team.

In a statement released Friday, Snyder said, "Randy has been dismissed from our squad and will transfer from Mizzou at the end of this semester. We will help him in any way we can and we wish him well in the future."

After Pulley missed two practices last week, Snyder indefinitely suspended Pulley from the team, including Saturday's win against Kansas State and Monday's loss at Kansas.

Pulley's missed practices came after getting only two minutes against Nebraska on Jan. 24, and then he didn't leave the bench at Colorado on Jan. 28.

Snyder brought in Pulley this season as a junior college transfer from Barton County (Kan.) Community College to help solve problems at point guard. Pulley didn't play until Dec. 21 against UNC-Greensboro because of eligibility questions.

Pulley is the third player to be dismissed from the team in Snyder's five-year tenure as Missouri coach. Snyder dismissed guard Duane John in 2002 after a marijuana possession charge and then dismissed guard Ricky Clemons this past summer after several problems with the law.

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