Fight breaks out at Oklahoma high school basketball game

Brawl breaks out at Oklahoma high school basketball game


  • Tulsa police and East Central High school officials are investigating after a brawl broke out after a basketball game Tuesday.
  • The fight broke out between East Central and Ponca City basketball players, coaches and spectators.
  • TPS officials say they have reviewed videos of the fight with the East Central principal and coach.
  • The incident has been reported to the Oklahoma Secondary Activities Association.
  • A statement released on Thursday confirmed the East Central head girls basketball coach be suspended for the next two games and the assistant coach will be suspended for the rest of the school year. One student will also be suspended for two games.
  • At least one and possibly as many as four spectators who went on the gym floor will be banned from any TPS athletic events for the rest of the year. The incident is still under investigation to determine if more people were involved.
  • According to the release, TPS apologizes for the incident that occurred and wants to convey that sportsmanship is a priority for the district and for the athletics teams that represent the district.
  • See video of the fight above.

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