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South Carolina-LSU ladies’s brawl results in ejections, fan arrest, NCAA event suspensions

A benches-clearing brawl broke out within the 2024 SEC ladies’s championship sport between No. 1 South Carolina and No. 2 LSU that led to a number of ejections and looming suspensions for the ladies’s NCAA event.

The incident began late within the fourth quarter with the Gamecocks holding a seven-point lead. South Carolina’s MiLaysia Fulwiley stole the ball from LSU star Flau’jae Johnson, who grabbed her from behind to cease the fastbreak. Johnson brushed in opposition to a number of South Carolina gamers as she walked to the opposite finish of the courtroom, after which bought shoved by USC star heart Kamilla Cardoso. That’s when the benches emptied and gamers from each side began combating. Johnson’s brother (in keeping with the published) jumped the rating’s desk and bought concerned within the altercation on the courtroom. He was reportedly arrested and escorted away from the sector.

South Carolina beat LSU, 79-72, to maintain their undefeated season alive. South Carolina will enter the ladies’s NCAA event at 32-0. Watch the chaotic scene right here:

Gamers who earned penalties for combating will be unable to play within the first spherical of the NCAA event, in keeping with the published. Meaning Cardoso will miss the Gamecocks’ event opener. There was mass ejections on each side, with LSU solely having 5 gamers left to complete the sport, and South Carolina having six gamers left.

Right here’s one other take a look at Johnson’s brother getting into the scuffle from the stands. ESPN stated Johnson’s brother was arrested.

These are the one gamers on every staff who had been allowed to complete the sport — along with South Carolina’s Te-Hina Paopao. Everybody else was tossed. South Carolina and LSU will likely be two of the heaviest favorites getting into the ladies’s event, and now each will beginning their March Insanity run with quite a few suspensions.

Cardoso is about to overlook South Carolina’s first sport within the NCAA event. She issued an apology on social media after the sport:

We’ll replace this story because it develops.



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