3 Austin Peay players suspended for brawl
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.– 3 Austin Peay players were suspended Monday for their roles in a fight at the end of the last home game of the regular season.Carlos Paez and
Cameron Copeland will sit out Wednesday’s game at Stetson. Kamarie Coffey will sit out Wednesday in addition to Friday’s game at Florida Gulf Coast.The suspensions were revealed by the school and the
ASUN Conference. The school said in a statement that it”will have no further remark about the matter. “With four seconds left in Saturday’s game, and Austin Peay up on North Florida by one, the Governors got possession of the ball on North Florida’s end of the court and Copeland went up for what seemed a layup or dunk at the buzzer. A North Florida player delved into Copeland to attempt to defend the shot and sent out Copeland to the floor.Copeland got up and pressed the player
as colleagues ran the bench and a fight occurred, winding up in the very first row of seats behind the basket. The groups were separated quickly after, though the ESPN broadcast noted the possibility of it continuing near the locker rooms.North Florida has actually not announced any suspensions, the Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle reported. The paper also said Austin Peay director of athletics Gerald Harrison said in a declaration Saturday that he was disappointed which”tonight’s behavior does not represent the ‘Total Gov Principle.'” Austin Peay is 9-20 this season.