Brawl Erupts on Court After College Basketball Game

Ross-Miller hurls ball at Hunsaker, things get crazy
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Feb 28, 2014 8:23 AM CST

(Newser) – A wild brawl involving players and fans who came onto the court broke out when New Mexico State guard KC Ross-Miller hurled the ball at Utah Valley's Holton Hunsaker seconds after the Wolverines' 66-61 overtime victory against the Aggies last night. Ross-Miller picked up the ball at midcourt and fired it at Hunsaker—the son of Utah Valley coach Dick Hunsaker—from close range, hitting him in the leg. New Mexico State guard DK Eldridge was in the middle of the scrum before he was dragged away by Aggies coaches as order was restored.

"It was a very heated, emotional game and if any of my guys did anything that was out of line, they will be punished to the 10th degree," New Mexico State coach Marvin Menzies said in an interview posted on the school's website. "That may affect wins and losses, but they need to learn some life lessons after something like that. That is not going to happen in my program, and it's just embarrassing." The fight immediately followed Utah Valley's victory in the showdown of Western Athletic Conference co-leaders.

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