Blackshear led Owls in rebounding last season

Updated: October 11, 2004, 10:46 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Forward Michael Blackshear, who led Temple in rebounding last season, was suspended from the team indefinitely for violating team rules.

The 6-6 junior averaged 2.3 points and 5.9 rebounds in 23 games last season.

Coach John Chaney did not disclose the nature of the violation Monday.

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