Nine players have been suspended by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference following a Feb. 14 fight between the women's teams of Maryland-Eastern Shore and Bethune-Cookman.
The NCAA and Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference officials are reviewing game film and witness statements about a Valentine's Day fight that broke out during a women's basketball game between Bethune-Cookman and Maryland-Eastern Shore.
A physical altercation between Bethune-Cookman and Maryland-Eastern Shore led officials to suspend the women's basketball game with 16:22 left in the second half.
Jantel Lavender scored 29 points in 21 minutes and Ohio State (No. 12 ESPN/USA Today, No. 13 AP) ended its longest losing streak in eight years with an 86-38 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Sunday.
Michelle Campbell scored 18 points and Cappie Pondexter added 16 to help Rutgers (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today, No. 6 AP) roll past Bethune-Cookman 73-48 on Tuesday night.