MALIBU, Calif. -- Kingsley Costain, Pepperdine's top
returning scorer, has been dismissed from school for a violation of
"It's unfortunate to lose a player of Kingsley's caliber so
close to the start of the season," coach Vance Walberg said in a
statement issued Friday. "We are going to miss him and we wish him
"We've been practicing hard and getting ready for the new
season and we will have to find a way to overcome this big loss."
Costain, a 5-foot-7 guard from Toronto, averaged 11.5 points as
a junior last season. He finishes his career with 146 3-pointers to
rank fifth on the school's career list.