In an ugly scene that will undoubtedly reignite the longstanding debate about fans rushing onto the court, a fight broke out between New Mexico State and Utah Valley players and those who stormed the floor following the Wolverines' 66-61 overtime victory on Thursday.
Details are still emerging from UCCU Events Center, but the already-tense scene escalated when K.C. Ross-Miller of New Mexico State threw a basketball at Utah Valley's Holton Hunsaker. Jeff Eisenberg of Yahoo Sports spoke to the Utah Valley sports information director, who indicated subsequent brawls then broke out between New Mexico State players and fans on the floor:
On Friday, ESPN.com reported that Ross-Miller has been suspended by the school:
CBS Sports' Matt Norlander provided Utah Valley's statement: