Former Michigan basketball star Rumeal Robinson was released from prison on Sept. 19, MLive.com reported Thursday.
Robinson, who sank two free throws late in overtime of the 1989 national championship game to give Michigan an 80-79 victory over Seton Hall, was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison back in January 2011, four months after being convicted on charges including bank bribery, wire fraud and conspiracy to commit bank fraud.
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Robinson, who turns 50 in November, was also ordered to pay more than $1 million in restitution at the time of his sentencing for fraudulently borrowing more than $700,000.
Though he is no longer incarcerated at Federal Correctional Institution in Miami, Robinson is now under supervised release, MLive.com reported.
Robinson was selected 10th overall in the 1990 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks and played for six teams over six NBA seasons.