An ugly fight broke out at the end of Kansas’ home victory over Kansas State on Tuesday night, with a benches-clearing brawl creating a scary scene at Phog Allen Fieldhouse.
With Kansas State down 21 points as the clock was expiring, Wildcats freshman guard DeJuan Gordon stole the ball and went in for a layup. Kansas big man Silvio De Sousa emphatically blocked his layup attempted, and started trash talking to him as he laid on the floor. That’s when the mayhem started. Here’s the full video, from ESPN:
Here’s another angle of what was going on inside of the brawl:
And another angle of the fight:
De Sousa had a stool in his hands and looked ready to swing it at the height of the brawl when someone snatched it away from him:
This photo of De Sousa getting ready to swing the stool is surreal. Both teams are lucky someone wasn’t seriously injured:
The photographs from the brawl are as frightening as they are incredible. Here are a few of the best from Getty:
The referees put one second back on the clock after clearing the scene and made the players finish out the game.
We’ll add more details as this story develops.