New Orleans coach downplays choking incident between teammates

New Orleans lost in dramatic fashion to Mount St. Mary’s in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Tuesday night, but an incident among UNO teammates cast a dark cloud over what was an incredibly exciting finish.New Orleans forward Travin Thibodeaux was called for a 3-second violation with just over six minutes remaining in the game, and he exchanged words with teammate Christavious...
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March 15, 2017  |  Discuss

New Orleans basketball player chokes teammate after heated altercation (VIDEO)

New Orleans Privateers forward Travin Thibodeaux resorted to the worst possible method in hopes of getting teammate Christavious Gill to notice him more during Tuesday night’s NCAA Tournament First Four game against Mount St. Mary’s. Thibodeaux tried to talk to Gill during a timeout, and wanted to inform the guard that he had been getting open so he should be getting more looks,...
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March 15, 2017  |  Discuss

New Orleans’ Travin Thibodeaux appears to choke teammate Christavious Gill during First Four

Tuesday night was not a good night for the New Orleans Privateers men’s basketball team. New Orleans lost the NCAA Tournament opener  — in Dayton’s First Four — to Mount St. Mary’s by one point, 67-66. That would be plenty enough to make it a tough night for the program, but an ugly incident on the Privateers sideline make things even worse. The game was going to break with 6:36...
Via The Comeback
March 14, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: New Orleans player chokes teammate during timeout

We all understand that players competing at the highest level sometimes succumb to their emotions and make rash decisions. Sometimes they go way over the line of propriety during those moments. That was certainly the case when New Orleans Privateers forward Travin Thibodeaux choked teammate Christavious Gill in their First Four matchup against the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers. The...
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March 14, 2017  |  Discuss

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