Nolan Dennis leaves team

Updated: February 26, 2011, 1:35 AM ET news services

Baylor sophomore guard Nolan Dennis has left the team for medical reasons, Bears coach Scott Drew said Friday.

Dennis averaged 2.3 points in 40 career games as a reserve guard.

"We ask that Baylor Nation keeps Nolan in their thoughts and prayers," Drew said. "He was truly a treasured member of our basketball program and we wish him the best."

Dennis averaged 21.4 points and 10.1 rebounds as a senior at Richland High in North Richland, Texas. Dennis was the state's No. 1-rated player by