Nevada walk-on Zach Wurm arrested on two charges, including DUI

Zach Wurm
Zach Wurm. (WCSO)

Zach Wurm, a second-year walk-on for the Nevada basketball team, was arrested Sunday morning on two charges, including DUI above the legal limit.

Wurm, 23, also was charged with destroying property of another ($250-$5,000). The DUI charge is a misdemeanor. Wurm was arrested by the Reno Police Department and booked at 4:08 a.m. Sunday morning.

A Bishop Manogue graduate, Wurm joined the Nevada basketball team in the middle of last season after transferring in from Menlo College. The 6-foot-4, 215-pound guard/forward sat out last year per NCAA rules. This season, he had appeared in two games and played three minutes. He had not recorded a stat.

"Our department is aware of this incident and we are gathering further information at this time," Nevada spokesperson Chad Hartley told Nevada Sports Net.

Earlier Saturday, the Wolf Pack lost to New Mexico, 85-58, its first defeat of the season following a 14-0 start, tied for the best in school history.

While each Wolf Pack program doesn't necessarily have the same team rules, two Nevada women's basketball players who were arrested on DUI charges over the summer were both dismissed from the team. Wurm has a court hearing Jan. 17 on both charges.

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