Bradley basketball player jailed on drug charges

By WEEK Producer

January 1, 2013 Updated Jan 3, 2013 at 2:44 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Bradley men's basketball player Will Egolf faces felony drug charges.

Egolf was arrested Monday night for possession of vicodin and hydrocodone, both controlled substances.

That according to a Peoria County Sheriff's office report obtained Tuesday night.

Egolf is still being held at the Peoria County Jail, and will go before a judge Wednesday.

Egolf and another man, Jared Fletcher, were arrested Monday night on Western Avenue. Fletcher was charged with possession and distribution of a controlled substance and for driving on a suspended license.

Bradley coach Geno Ford said today in a statement that he is still gathering the facts on Egolf's case.

Egolf will not play in Wednesday's game at Southern Illinois.

Egolf is averaging 8.5 points and almost six rebounds per game.

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