A Wyoming player has been suspended for one game following his ejection while playing Utah State on Saturday afternoon.
Sophomore guard Josh Adams will miss the Cowboys' game at New Mexico on Wednesday night for "striking an opponent," a flagrant foul that came against Aggies' guard Spencer Butterfield. The Mountain West announced the suspension in a news release on Monday morning.
Butterfield told KVNU radio after the game that Adams, Wyoming's second-leading scorer and assist leader, had hit him in the stomach. The scuffle between the players led to Adams landing on the scorer's table and a foul on Butterfield. Officials reviewed footage after the foul and determined Adams had committed a flagrant two violation, and he was tossed from the game with a few minutes left in the second half.