Lobos suspend captain Ebony Walker

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Ebony Walker, the captain of the University of New Mexico women's basketball team, has been suspended from the team indefinitely after being arrested and accused of assaulting her boyfriend.

According to a criminal complaint, the 22-year-old Walker threw a knife at her boyfriend after they argued at her apartment Tuesday night.

Albuquerque police say she was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault on a household member and domestic violence.

A neighbor told officers she saw Walker chase her boyfriend through the apartment complex's parking lot and throw a knife, which didn't hit him.

Lobos coach Yvonne Sanchez announced Walker's suspension Thursday and says she will at least sit out Sunday's exhibition game at home against Eastern New Mexico.

Walker is a 6-foot-2 center from Albuquerque who is a redshirt senior.