Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 11/14/14
Alex Abreu's criminal proceedings are over, but his basketball career with the University of Akron is still on hold. Abreu pleaded guilty Monday afternoon to one count of felony drug trafficking. He was arrested in March, during the last week of college basketball's regular season, and suspended indefinitely. A University of Akron statement released Monday said that suspension still stands. The arrest, made a few miles off campus, came at the end of Abreu's junior season, the point guard's first as a headliner for the Zips, who have won 20-plus games in eight straight seasons. Akron went on to win the Mid-American Conference tournament without Abreu but was blown out in the first round of the NCAA tournament by VCU. He was given credit for time served and a two-year suspended sentence, plus 180 days probation and a fine. He hasn't been allowed on campus since the arrest. Abreu's trial was set for June 24. Akron's statement that said the university and the department of athletics wil...
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