USC large man Chevez Goodwin elbowed Colorado guard McKinley Wright within the head throughout the groups’ Pac-12 Match semifinal Friday evening. Officers referred to as Goodwin for a technical foul however allowed him to stay within the game.
The incident occurred with 13:50 remaining within the first half. Goodwin swung his elbows whereas holding the ball after a whistle and made exhausting contact with Wright, sending the Buffaloes’ high scorer to the ground.
Wright, who has suffered concussions previously, was taken to the locker room for analysis. He returned to the game with 7:08 remaining within the half.
McKinley Wright IV simply took a brutal elbow to the top from USC’s Chevez Goodwin. That’s a 6-foot-9, 225-pound grown man and Wright IV is headed again to the locker room. pic.twitter.com/K8RtgCScmt
— Justin Guerriero (@GuerrieroCU) March 13, 2021
Goodwin made himself much more of a villain to CU followers by flopping on the opposite finish of the ground after minimal contact minutes after the elbow. He was issued a flop warning after a replay assessment.
The Buffaloes held on to beat the Trojans 72-70 and advance to Saturday’s convention event last in opposition to Oregon State, which upset high seed Oregon in Friday’s first semi.
This text has been up to date with Colorado successful the game.
Daniel Elton, senior editor at Wahu Times, writes about politics and policy with a focus on climate advocacy. Daniel previously at the New Republic and, and Self. Daniel can be reached by email.