A quick word from Kansas City's top ranking elected official at city hall regarding b-ball fighting consequences amid calls for strict punishment . . .
"Long suspension? Sure. Punishment? Sure. But I’m never gonna stand for throwing away a young black man’s career. He’s a kid. He’ll learn from this and he’s embarrassed. Let’s be teachers at a university, not corrections officers."
The aftermath that seems to prove the Mayor correct . . .
A basketball game between the University of Kansas and Kansas State University ended in a bench-clearing brawl Tuesday night. The fight between the in-state rivals erupted after a Kansas player blocked a shot by a Kansas State player, sending the player to the floor, at the end of Kansas' 81-60 win at home in Lawrence.
You decide . . .