U of I basketball player accused of threatening bouncer with a knife

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URBANA - University of Illinois basketball player Leron Black has been arrested for allegedly threatening a bouncer with a knife.

University of Illinois police say Black, 20, was arrested at 12:25 AM after the fight.

Police say bouncers were trying to break up the fight when one was threatened.

Black is facing a felony Aggravated Assault charge.

Black has been suspended indefinitely but Basketball Coach John Groce is offering no further comment, according to the Associated Press.

Black is from Memphis, Tennessee. He has missed most of this season with injury.

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