As if losing on an overturned buzzer-beater wasn’t disappointing enough, a Colorado fan sent Jamar Samuels home from Coors Events Center for the final time with a rude farewell.
As the junior forward was walking to the visitor’s locker room at the conclusion of Saturday’s game, a fan loudly insulted Samuel’s mother. K-State coach Frank Martin said the slight was over the line.
“For some fan to talk about his mom is completely uncalled for,” Martin said. “Give me that guys number. I’ll go show him to talk about some guy’s mom.”
How did Samuels, who has an extremely close relationship with his mother, react? He was upset at first, but left Boulder composed.
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“He’ll be fine,” Martin said. “He had more composure than me, because I would have been in the stands ripping someone’s head off. (more…)