Richmond dismisses guard Buckingham for violating athletics department policy

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond has dismissed sophomore guard De'Monte Buckingham from its basketball program for a violation of athletics department policy.

The school provided no other details regarding what violation Buckingham violated.

The 6-foot-4 guard from Richmond was the Atlantic 10 rookie of the year two seasons ago. Last year he averaged 12.2 points, third on the team, and a team-best 7 rebounds in 30 games.