Ricky Clemons said “no” twice on Sunday. Other than that, he had nothing to say to reporters upon his release from the Boone County Jail. Clemons, who averaged 14 points per game and led Mizzou in assists as a junior college transfer, spent 60 days in a halfway house and jail for pleading guilty to the false imprisonment of former girlfriend Jessica Bunge. A group of about 20 reporters met Clemons as he left the facility and walked around the corner to wait for his ride in the lobby. Reporters followed him into the lobby and continued to ask questions and take pictures. Clemons sat quietly, legs crossed, staring at a wall to his left. After about ten minutes, a white SUV and blue compact car arrived. A young woman got out of the car, got Clemons and escorted him into the SUV, which had newspaper taped to the windows and windshields. Clemons got in the SUV, which honked its horn and took off. Clemons fate is still unknown, other than he has two year’s worth of probation to complete. The University of Missouri and the NCAA are investigating allegations from Bunge that Clemons received money and had schoolwork done for him. Last week the FBI requested and received 28 hours of recorded phone calls he made from the jail and mail he received there. The reason for the FBI’s involvement is unclear.
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