Players Separated After BYU’s Trevin Knell, Pepperdine’s Colbey Ross Fight For Jump Ball
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Officials separated players following a heated moment after BYU’s Trevin Knell and Pepperdine’s Colbey Ross fought for a jump ball.
The No. 2 Cougars and No. 3 Waves played in the WCC semifinal game at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Monday, March 8.
With 12:54 remaining in the first half, referees had to separate Cougar and Wave players after Knell and Ross had a testy fight for a jump ball.
— Hemā Heimuli Jr. (@x_hems) March 9, 2021
Officials paused the action and went to video monitors to review the play.
A long review from officials is all we want during a 10 p.m. tip. 😴
— Mitch Harper (@Mitch_Harper) March 9, 2021
After a few minutes of stoppage, neither team was assessed technical fouls or any other violations.
The play was ruled as a Pepperdine turnover and a jump ball won by BYU.
The Cougars took possession trailing the Waves, 17-9.
No BYU player had more than two points at the time of the review.
What a play by Gideon George!@BYUBasketball keeping pace with Pepperdine midway through the first half.
— WCC Basketball (@WCChoops) March 9, 2021
BYU’s game against Pepperdine is broadcast on ESPN2 and KSL NewsRadio 102.7 FM & 1160 AM.
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