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Wichita State beats UNLV with clutch free throws, groups separated after postgame scuffle

Wichita State beats UNLV with clutch free throws, groups separated after postgame scuffle

Wichita State beats UNLV with clutch free throws, teams separated after postgame scuffle

The Wichita State-UNLV recreation ended Sunday night time with some controversy.

The Shockers beat the Rebels, 74-73, due to last-second free throws from Tyson Etienne however the second was briefly overshadowed over the extracurricular exercise on the finish.

UNLV assistant Carlin Hartman seemed to be on the heart of the heated second with Wichita State coaches, which was caught by broadcast cameras. Coaches and gamers needed to be separated

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UNLV Rebels guard Bryce Hamilton is held again after the Nov. 21, 2021, recreation towards the Wichita State Shockers on the T-Cellular Enviornment in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Wichita State head coach Isaac Brown and UNLV coach Kevin Kruger shrugged off the incident after the sport.

UNLV Rebels guard Michael Nuga after the Nov. 21, 2021, game against the Wichita State Shockers at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

UNLV Rebels guard Michael Nuga after the Nov. 21, 2021, recreation towards the Wichita State Shockers on the T-Cellular Enviornment in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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“No, I didn’t (need the sport to finish that means) and I’m sorry that it occurred. I used to be getting in there making an attempt to interrupt them up. I used to be telling each side, ‘Let’s deal with this the fashionable means.’ Each of us had been guilty,” Brown mentioned, by way of The Wichita Eagle. “I’m simply glad nothing occurred and everyone received separated. These children wished to win. We wished to win. Typically within the warmth of the second, it’s laborious to manage your feelings. However nothing occurred. It received broke up. We’re all good.”

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Kruger added: “Tensions are fairly tight on the finish of video games and our teaching employees, we all know these guys at Wichita. The gamers know one another. I’m positive no matter it was, it most likely wasn’t that massive of a deal.”

Shockers Tyson Etienne (1) and Craig Porter Jr. react after the team's 74-73 victory over the Rebels at T-Mobile Arena on Nov. 21, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Shockers Tyson Etienne (1) and Craig Porter Jr. react after the group’s 74-73 victory over the Rebels at T-Cellular Enviornment on Nov. 21, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada. 
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The sport got here right down to a foul name that might’ve gone both means. Etienne was driving down the court docket with about 5 seconds left when a UNLV participant received referred to as for a blocking foul. Etienne would hit the 2 free throws to provide the Shockers the win.

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Wichita State moved to 5-1 with the win and UNLV fell to 3-3.

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