Found February 19, 2013 on Minus Twenty-Two:
PLAYERS: Allen Crabbe
Two days after their son was on the receiving end of The Shove Heard ‘Round the College Hoops World, Allen Crabbe’s parents have commented on the incident. While admitting disappointment in coach Mike Montgomery, both Allen Crabbe Jr. and Cheryl Price told BANG’s Jeff Faraudo they are willing to move on so long as that’s what their son wants. The elder Crabbe said he already spoken with the Bears coach and considers the episode resolved: “I told Montgomery, ‘I respect you as a coach. Do I respect what you did? No. You can’t put your hands on a kid. It’s 2013,” Crabbe’s father said in a phone interview. “He understood and said it was his mistake.” Price acknowledged difficulty in coping with her emotions regarding the incident but, like her son and his father, has moved on: “I’m probably having a hard time putting it behind me,” Crabbe’s mother, Cheryl Price, said in a phone interview Tuesday morning with this newspaper. “Allen asked his dad and I to let him handle it, (sayin
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  • What's the year 2013 have to do with anything...if my son were fortunate enough to be playing, starting and the 2nd leading scorer in the conference, and if he's not performing up to his potential, and the coach (in the heat of competition)were to give him a little motivational shove, I don't see the problem. It's the same as giving a little pat on the butt for a job well done....he best learn to take it 'cuz MOMMY and DADDY ain't always gonna be there to wipe his tears.

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