Derrick Griffin, Texas Southern Forward Ejected After Punching Alcorn State Player

Derrick Griffin Texas SouthernDuring Texas Southern’s 74-58 win over Alcorn State Monday night, redshirt freshman forward Derrick Griffin was ejected after punching Braves’ guard Juwan Henderson in the face during a scuffle.

Griffin is averaging 13.8 points and 9.9 rebounds per game this season.

Monday night wasn’t the first time Texas Southern basketball had been involved in punches being thrown during a game.

Last season, 15 players were suspended following a bench-clearing brawl during a Texas Southern-Southern women’s game on March 7, 2015.

As a result of the in-game brawl, Texas Southern withdrew from the SWAC Tournament.

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