Four MSU Athletes Cited With Misdemeanors After Bar Incident That Sent Basketball Player Xavier Blount to The Hospital
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Four Montana State University athletes have been cited with misdemeanors after an incident that sent basketball player Xavier Blount to the hospital.
Police were called around 1:15 a.m. Sunday to a bar where a bouncer said a man was found barely conscious on the back porch.
Details are sketchy, but the Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports Blount was cited with disorderly conduct and being a minor with alcohol. Bobcats linebacker Roger Trammell was cited with misdemeanor assault. Sprinter Christopher Wilson was cited with disorderly conduct and unlawful use of a driver's license. Defensive tackle Zach Minter was cited with unlawful use of a driver's license.
Blount's stepfather says Blount had shoulder and facial injuries.
Montana State sports information director Bill Lamberty says the injuries could end Blount's season.
Jeff Lasky, voice of the Bobcats, made the following statement on behalf of the MSU Athletic Department regarding the incident.