Vols' Tabb withdraws from school
Tennessee guard Josh Tabb has withdrawn from school
The senior said he wanted to spend time with his ill mother
He was suspended indefinitely by Bruce Pearl in September
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee senior guard Josh Tabb has withdrawn from school to spend time with his ill mother in Illinois.
Tabb had been indefinitely suspended by coach Bruce Pearl on Sept. 18 for violating team rules.
Pearl said Wednesday that Tabb has had a tough year and needed to be near his family.
The Carbonondale, Ill., native was one of the Vols' stronger defenders and averaged 2.8 points and 1.3 assists per game in three seasons.
He was part of three 20-win seasons with the Vols, played in a pair of NCAA tournament regional semifinals and was part of Tennessee's 2008 Southeastern Conference championship team.
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