NORTH CANTON, Ohio - His hair is longer, and his overall look might be a little leaner. On the court in the Cleveland-Akron Summer Pro-Am, though, Quincy Diggs looks like the same, hard-to-guard player.
Diggs now officially has one more season to play at the University of Akron. His yearlong suspension is over, and Diggs said he learned valuable lessons while spending nine months traveling the country to work and taking online classes in hopes of being reinstated.
"Basketball is easy," Diggs said. "Life is hard."
Diggs was involved in an off-campus incident with an ex-girlfriend last summer. The police were called; reports were filed, but no charges were.
A university review board met on the matter, and Diggs was suspended by the university for the 2012-13 season -- and school year -- for a violation of the school's code of conduct. He was barred from campus until the end of the spring semester and was officially reinstated to the Akron basketball team in June after the NCAA verifie...