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Banned G Canty leaves Auburn to turn pro

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AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Auburn point guard Kareem Canty has left the team and is turning pro.

Tigers coach Bruce Pearl, who announced Canty's decision on Friday, had suspended his leading scorer indefinitely last week before the Georgia game for "conduct detrimental to the team."

"It was his decision," Pearl said. "Kareem accomplished a lot on the basketball court.


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