Indiana Girls High School Basketball Teams Brawl, Seasons Are Canceled (Video)

| by Michael Allen
Ben Davis And Pike Girls Basketball TeamsBen Davis And Pike Girls Basketball Teams

The varsity girls basketball teams of Ben Davis and Pike high schools in Indianapolis, and their fans, got into a wild brawl during the closing minutes of a game on Jan. 16 (video below).

"These acts are not going to be tolerated," Indiana High School Athletic Association Commissioner Bobby Cox announced at a press conference on Jan. 18, notes WRTV.

Both teams have been suspended for the rest of the season, and will be on probation during the 2016-2017 year.

According to a press release by the IHSAA, the punishments also include: "Each basketball coach (paid and voluntary) from both schools shall complete the Teaching and Modeling Behavior course available on the website."

"Each student ‐- athlete, varsity or junior varsity present at this contest from both schools shall complete the Sportsmanship course found on the website."

Sources: WRTV, Indiana High School Athletic Association, YouTube / Photo credit: WRTV