Iowa Hawkeyes basketball player Cordell Pemsl was charged with driving with a revoked license early Monday in Iowa City. 

He will be suspended for Iowa's next game at Indiana on Thursday, according to a statement from UI Athletics. 

A responding officer said he pulled over Pemsl, 22, at about 1:02 a.m. near South Riverside Dr. and Highway 1 when he noticed the car he was driving had a "broken passenger taillight cover," according to a police report. 

After the officer asked for Pemsl's license, which he said he didn't have, he searched the National Crime Information Center for his record, the report says.

Pemsl's record showed his Sept. 20 OWI charge and revoked license status starting Oct. 1, 2019, until March 28, 2020, according to the report. 

Following the OWI charge, the junior forward was temporarily suspended from team activities.

Matthew Weitzel, communications associate director, said Pemsl's prior suspension started on Sept. 20 and he returned to practice in late October. Pemsl didn't play in games on Nov. 4 and Nov. 8. 

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