The nail-biter of a game between the Wichita State Shockers and Kentucky Wildcats took an unpleasant turn when Shockers’ head coach Gregg Marshall’s wife, Lynn Marshall, was escorted from the stadium by security guards after she started cursing.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament game took place at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis and kept fans on the edge of their seats as the Kentucky Wildcats narrowly edged the Shockers 65-62.
Apparently, Marshall didn’t take the loss too well as she reportedly started cursing loudly after the Shockers' crushing loss to Kentucky. During the game, security guards came over and spoke to her several times.
The video shows the dramatic moment she chants “defense.” She can even be seen leaning over the railing after a player missed a shot. Following her actions, security was called in and a police officer followed her up the steps after the game. However, she was later taken back to the playing level on an elevator so she could attend her husband's news conference.
David Worlock, NCAA spokesman, says it is standard procedure for the spouse of a coach to be escorted to the press conference but it is usually done by school officials.
Drew Franklin, a reporter from Kentucky Sports Radio, said he watched Marshall behave wildly and also witnessed her spew out f-bombs. He even tweeted a video of the incident during the game; however, he was forced to delete it after someone from NCAA asked him to.
“I guess it didn’t make anyone else upset when she told Malik Monk to get in the weight room or told Isaiah Briscoe to buy some bigger shorts or told Calipari to 'shut the f*** up' or told Roger Ayers he is garbage or any of the other classy things she yelled between f-bombs,” he said.
Bryan Holmgren, team spokesman, refused to comment on the incident as he said the team was unaware of the situation.
NCAA makes things worse by forcing Kentucky writer to delete video of Wichita State coach's inappropriate wife https://t.co/WEH1JZPeaK— Lynn Hubbard (@LynnHubbardBook) March 20, 2017