Gophers junior center Reggie Lynch has been reinstated and cleared for all team activities, team sources told the Star Tribune on Thursday.
Lynch, a 6-foot-10, 260-pound Edina native, was suspended by the university in May after being arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. University sources said Thursday there will be no further discipline.
The Hennepin County Attorney's Office announced in August it would not be filing charges, but he remained suspended while the university conducted its own investigation.
"We have insufficient evidence to prove a crime was committed,'' Chuck Laszewski, spokesman for County Attorney's office, said then.
The 21-year-old Illinois State transfer sat out last season and is expected to be Minnesota's starting center this year. He averaged 9.5 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.8 blocks as a sophomore in 2014-15.
Lynch didn't practice with the team Thursday morning. But he's expected to Friday for the first time since he underwent rotator cuff surgery in February. He is fully recovered from the injury and expected to be ready for the team's opener on Nov. 11.