Three years ago Trey Zeigler passed up dozens of scholarship offers from bigger, more prominent basketball schools and chose to play for his father at Central Michigan. After the elder Zeigler, Ernie, was fired from his CMU head coaching position after last season, Trey chose to transfer to the University of Pittsburgh. This past Saturday night/Sunday morning, Trey chose to have a few too many drinks and get in his car.
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Zeigler was found passed out in his car around 3:05 Sunday.
After being woke up, Zeigler told police he had two drinks, but then failed multiple sobriety tests, the Post-Gazette said. His blood-alcohol level was .129; the legal limit is .08.
Zeigler has been suspended effective immediately by Pitt head coach Jamie Dixon. Dixon released the following statement:
“The incident involving Trey Zeigler is not only surprising, but incredibly disappointing. Although I believe it was out of character for Trey, he has been immediate...