CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Former Dunbar standout Sean Tyson, who was suspended twice from the Clemson basketball this season and was charged with assaulting a female student last month, will be allowed to remain in school and graduate this spring.
A decision on Tyson was reached this week and announced yesterday by school officials. According to a statement released by Almeda Jacks, a dean of students, Tyson has been placed on disciplinary probation. He will be required to attend regularly scheduled counseling sessions and work 10 weeks in the office of student development.
"Violent acts cannot and will not be tolerated at Clemson University," Jacks said. "The customary penalty for an incident of this type is suspension for the remainder of the current semester. . . . A review of Sean's academic performance and discussions with his professors indicate that Sean is making good progress toward earning his degree . . . and proving his good citizenship."