Purdue Basketball Player Arrested on DUI

Purdue basketball player Mason Gillis was arrested for drunk driving early Sunday morning in West Lafayette. The New Castle native was pulled over just after midnight after someone saw him driving “all over the road.” According to the Lafayette Journal and Courier, Gillis was released from the Tippecanoe County Jail Sunday night. As a redshirt freshman, the forward started in 23 of 28 games and averaged 5.2 points and 4.1 rebounds per game. Boilers coach Matt Painter said in a statement that the arrest will be handled internally.

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