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He was also reprimanded by the NCAA in June for making an “inappropriate gesture” following the Rebels’ loss to LaSalle in the third round of the NCAA tournament.

Now comes his most recent suspension, which puts his future with the program in doubt.

“Since the season ended, we have talked a lot about Marshall taking a greater leadership role with our team,” Kennedy said in Wednesday’s statement. “With that comes greater responsibility, and he must do a better job of living up to the high standard we expect from him and he desires from himself.”

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