Saturday, December 10, 2011

Brawl Erupts As Xavier Tops Cincinnati

Eighth-ranked Xavier beat crosstown rival Xavier 76-53 Saturday in a game that featured a steady stream of trash talking and was called with 9.4 seconds left when the teams got into a brawl on court. Words escalated into shoving and swings as the final seconds ticked down. Both benches cleared and coaches pulled their players away. The referees called it. The teams traded words as they walked past each other toward the locker rooms at halftime, one player was hit in the face with bloody eye huge fight