Tigers player pleads not guilty after punch thrown after game
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - University of Memphis women’s basketball player Jamirah Shutes pleaded not guilty to an assault charge.
The charge stems from an altercation that happened following Memphis’ loss to Bowling Green in the WNIT, where Shutes was seen punching a Bowling Green player.
Bowling Green University Police moved forward with arresting Shutes, who was charged with assault.
The University of Memphis athletic department issued the following statement, denouncing the action, the day after the altercation:
Shutes, a fifth-year player who finished with 13 points in her final game with the Tigers, was a second-team All-AAC selection this season.
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