Suspensions announced for Kansas-Kansas State basketball brawl
In the final seconds of Tuesday night’s Kansas vs. Kansas State basketball game, a bench-clearing brawl broke out. Suspensions have been handed out for four players involved in the brawl, the Jayhawks and Wildcats will have some players missing for Saturday’s SEC-Big 12 Challenge.
Kansas hosts Tennessee on Saturday. KU will be missing Silvio De Sousa (suspended 12 games) and David McCormack (suspended two games). Both have played in all 18 Jayhawks games. McCormack is a regular starter, starting in 17 games averaging 7.5 points per game. De Sousa has started just one game, averages 2.6 points per game.
Kansas State, which travels to Alabama, will be down Antonio Gordon (suspended 3 games) and James Love (suspended 8 games). Gordan is a 6-9 freshman who has played in 16 games and started 7, averaging 5 points per game. Love is on track to redshirt this season, appearing in just one game for two minutes.
Tennessee at No. 3 Kansas is scheduled for 4 p.m. ET on ESPN. Kansas State at Alabama is scheduled for 6 p.m. ET on ESPN2.