Found November 24, 2012 on
Good for Morehead State.
Suspending Sean Woods was absolutely the correct decision. There was no other action that would have been appropriate considering what took place on Wednesday night when the Eagles faced off against No. 8 Kentucky at Rupp Arena.
Woods will be sidelined for Monday’s contest against Norfolk State after shoving senior point guard Devon Atkinson in the back with 5:51 to play. Atkinson had just fouled out of the game and traded some words with Woods before the incident in question took place. There was nothing about it that could have been misinterpreted. This wasn’t a playful or encouraging slap on the behind.
We can understand if Woods’ emotions were running high. Morehead State was playing Woods’ alma mater and gave the Wildcats a scare in an 81-70 loss. Morehead State led in each half and showed the same sort of character and grit that Mississippi Valley State exhibited while steadily improving in each of Woods’ four seasons at the helm. The Delta Devils over...
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Morehead State head coach Sean Woods is one intense dude. When his player Devon Atkinson fouled out against Kentucky during their 81-70 loss on Wednesday he absolutely berated him to the point where the kid was almost crying. Today it has been announced that due to his behaviour coach Woods will be suspended for the team’s upcoming game against Norfolk State on Monday. Check out...
Morehead State has suspended coach Sean Woods for one game after he appeared to shove an Eagles player during Wednesday night’s loss at No. 8 Kentucky.
Woods will sit out Monday night’s game against Norfolk State.
The first-year Eagles coach appeared to shove Morehead State point guard Devon Atkinson in the back after the senior fouled out with 5:51 remaining. Athletic director...
Morehead State first-year coach Sean Woods is facing possible disciplinary action after appearing to shove Eagles' point guard Devon Atkinson during Wednesday's 81-70 loss to Kentucky.
Athletic department spokesman Matt Segal said Thursday the situation is being discussed internally and any disciplinary action would be announced Friday morning.
Atkinson fouled out with...
Samarie Walker had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 9 Kentucky outrebounded overmatched Morehead State 63-21 in a 73-37 victory Friday.
The Wildcats (3-1) had a 34-7 advantage on the offensive glass against the Eagles (1-4).
Kentucky led 36-13 at halftime. Morehead State had 13 turnovers in the half and shot 6 of 25.
Kentucky's A'dia Mathies had 11 points to move up...
Morehead State has suspended coach Sean Woods for one game after
he appeared to shove an Eagles player during Wednesday night's loss
at No. 8 Kentucky.