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Brawl at Kansas/Kansas State basketball game spills into the stands

Posted at 8:23 PM, Jan 21, 2020

As time expired in a major college basketball rivalry game between Kansas and Kansas State, a bench-clearing brawl ensued between the two squads, forcing fans to take cover.

In video provided by ESPN, the incident started when a Kansas basketball player went up to block the shot of a Kansas State player as time expired. While there was some contact between players on the play, the contact was appeared relatively minor.

With the Kansas State player on the court, players from both teams came rushing under the hoop. Players and other team personnel then exchanged punches and shoves. The incident died out after 45 seconds as coaches, referees and police officers worked to separate the two squads.

Kansas won the game 81-59.

Video of the incident can be seen below.