College Basketball Player Arrested For Spitting On Fans In Stands

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A UCLA basketball player was arrested after allegedly spitting at a fan following Thursday night’s game against the University of Arizona.

The alleged incident unfolded as the UCLA Bruins were heading back to the locker room after a 76-66 loss to the Arizona Wildcats.

In a statement posted Friday on the University of Arizona Police Department’s Twitter account, the agency said one of its officers saw Micawber “Mac” Etienne, a redshirt freshman forward for UCLA, turn toward the stands and spit at fans.

“The incident was captured on video by spectators as well as the media,” university police spokesperson Officer Jesus Aguilar said in the statement.

Etienne did not play in the game as he is out for the rest of the season with a knee injury. He was not in uniform and was wearing a white T-shirt, according to footage captured by ESPN.


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