Found January 05, 2013 on The Detroit Sports Site:
Michigan State forward Branden Dawson may be hearing from the Big Ten in the next 24 hours or so, after he appeared to punch Purdue’s Travis Carroll during the Spartans’ 84-61 win Saturday. As a scramble resulted in a Gary Harris 3-pointer, Dawson and Carroll battled for position under the basket. After Harris’ shot fell through the net, Dawson turned and swung at Carroll’s midsection. Purdue’s Terone Johnson briefly confronted Dawson seconds later, resulting in matching technical fouls. Here’s the video — does Dawson deserve a suspension?

Michigan State Player Branden Dawson Punched Purdue’s Travis Carrol

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