University of Minnesota senior forward Trevor Mbakwe will not face jail time for violating his probation.
According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Miami-Dade judge Jose Fernandez on Friday gave Mbakwe an additional two years of probation for a July DUI charge he pleaded guilty to in Minneapolis last month.
According to the newspaper, Fernandez warned Mbakwe, 23, of future slip-ups.
"You're not a cat; you don't have nine lives," Fernandez told Mbakwe at the hearing. "You're going to do something, and it's going to be the end of any chances you have. This may be it; this may be your last chance."
The Star Tribune reported that Mbakwe's attorney, Gregory Samms, asked the judge for four extra years of probation in addition to the probation Mbakwe was given when he was charged with felony assault in Miami in 2009 after transferring from Marquette University to Miami Dade college. He later pleaded guilty to violating a restraining order in 2011 when he contacted an ex-girlfriend via...