Fights

Xavier Announces Suspensions for Saturday's Brawl

December 11th, 2011
Xavier suspended two players four games for their rolesCINCINNATI --- Xavier University Associate Vice President and Athletic Director Mike Bobinski announced today that four XU men's basketball student-athletes will serve suspensions as a result of their parts in yesterday's incidents at the Crosstown Shootout. Bobinski made the announcement on behalf of Xavier and the Atlantic 10 Conference.

Freshman Dezmine Wells, who had a mandatory one game suspension for being ejected from the game for fighting, has been given an additional three games by Xavier and will serve a four-game suspension.

Cincinnati Hands Out Punishment for Saturday's Brawl

December 11th, 2011
Cincinnati announced penalties for Saturday's fight

CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati today announced the suspension of four men's basketball student-athletes for their participation in a fight that brought a premature end to Saturday's game at Xavier University.

Yancy Gates, Octavius Ellis and Cheikh Mbodj will each be suspended for a total of six games and Ge'Lawn Guyn for one game. The suspensions will take effect immediately and will be concurrent with the NCAA-standard one-game mandated suspensions that would be applied to Gates and Mbodj for ejections from the game for fighting.