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Xavier guard Myles Davis suspended indefinitely

Just weeks after a judge granted his ex-girlfriend's request for a protective order against him, Xavier standout Myles Davis has been suspended indefinitely and he may not return to the program, the school announced Thursday night.

Xavier's release did not detail what led to Davis' suspension and stated it would not comment again until "there is a change in Myles' status" due to student privacy laws.

"Myles Davis is suspended indefinitely from all basketball related activities," said Xavier coach Chris Mack through the school's release. "Playing basketball for Xavier is a privilege and we have high expectations for how our student-athletes represent our university. Unless Myles meets those expectations he will not be a part of our program."

Last month, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported that Davis, who averaged 10.8 PPG for the Musketeers and led the team with 4.1 APG in 2015-16, had threatened an ex-girlfriend who also accused the guard of damaging her cellphone and attempting "to punch through [her] windows."

The protective order forbids Davis from coming within 500 feet of the woman -- 10 feet on campus -- per reports.

He denies the woman's accusations, according to his attorney.

Davis is a key contributor of a Xavier team that entered the summer ranked ninth in ESPN.com's early preseason rankings.

He's not the first member of the program to face trouble this year.

In May, J.P. Macura pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct after he was accused of pulling his pants down at a local bar and possessing a fake ID.

In 2012, Dez Wells was expelled amid sexual assault allegations. Wells, who finished his career at Maryland, denied the allegations and later settled a lawsuit with the school, which he accused of mishandling the investigation.