WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Wake Forest men’s basketball player Jamie Skeen
will not be with the Demon Deacon team during the fall semester, as announced by
head coach Dino Gaudio on Tuesday. Skeen has been suspended by the University
due to a violation of academic policy.
“Jamie is an outstanding young man with much to contribute to
Forest, both on the
basketball court and to the University,” said Gaudio. “However, sometimes good
people make poor decisions, and that is what happened here. Hopefully, this will
be a learning experience for the young man that will help him grow as a
Skeen, who recently completed his sophomore season at
Forest, is a two-year
letterwinner for the Deacons. In 2007-08, the forward from Charlotte saw action in 29
games with six starts. Skeen averaged 5.6 points and 4.1 rebounds per game.