Wisconsin Fan Removed from Basketball Game at Northwestern After Making Racist Gestures

Wisconsin Fan Removed from Basketball Game at Northwestern After Making Racist Gestures

1/21/2022 6:10:00 AM

Wisconsin Fan Removed from Basketball Game at Northwestern After Making Racist Gestures

A University of Wisconsin fan was ejected from a men’s basketball game Tuesday in Evanston after making anti-Asian gestures towards Northwestern fans, school officials said.

49 mins agoMan Shot by University of Chicago Police Officer Called 911 and Said He Was Armed and Wanted to Be Killed by Police, Prosecutors Say"Our events should be a place for everyone to enjoy the excitement of college sports. The University of Wisconsin, Northwestern University and the Big Ten Conference promote good sportsmanship, appropriate fan behavior and a welcoming atmosphere for all fans at all athletic events. Racist behavior at our venues is unacceptable and we will take action promptly to address it," University of Wisconsin Chancellor Rebecca Blank

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Is that you Mitch McConnel? Awesome 👍 Of all people to be racist to Asians They all work hard, mind their own business, rarely commit crimes…. Wtf? Doesn’t make sense to me.

University of Chicago 49 mins ago Man Shot by University of Chicago Police Officer Called 911 and Said He Was Armed and Wanted to Be Killed by Police, Prosecutors Say "Our events should be a place for everyone to enjoy the excitement of college sports. The University of Wisconsin, Northwestern University and the Big Ten Conference promote good sportsmanship, appropriate fan behavior and a welcoming atmosphere for all fans at all athletic events. Racist behavior at our venues is unacceptable and we will take action promptly to address it," University of Wisconsin Chancellor Rebecca Blank wrote in a statement Thursday. "We appreciate Northwestern events staff promptly removing the man from the game," Blank continued."The ticket-holder has been identified by the Northwestern and Wisconsin athletic departments." The chancellor said the fan is not a current student or employee at Wisconsin. He is no longer allowed at future UW Athletics events and is unable to purchase tickets through the school's platform, Blank added. "He did not seem to have any remorse at all," Lee said."He was doing gestures throughout the first half. I think I personally saw it at least a dozen times. He was proud even as he was leaving to keep making gestures." This article tagged under: