Four Kent State men’s basketball players — DJ Johnson, Malik Jacobs, Clay’s Ron Hornbeck and Julius Rollins करण्यात have been suspended for at least part of tonight’s MAC Championship game against Akron.

The four players appeared in a video posted on social media, showing a fierce locker room celebration after the team reached the championship match against rival Akron in Ohio in the semifinals of the MAC competition. In the video, the players rap with a banging song that took live shots in the zip, with Akron leading scorer Ali Ali by name and the other players by number.

“The Mid-American Conference has announced that four members of Kent State University’s men’s basketball team have been disciplined for a social media post on Friday night,” the MAC said in a statement.

DJ Johnson has been suspended indefinitely, while Malik Jacobs, Claire Hornbeck and Julius Rollins will not play in the first half of tonight’s 2022 MAC Men’s Basketball Championship final.

“I’m disappointed that this happened,” said MAC Commissioner Dr. John Steinbrecher said. “It does not represent the values ​​of the Kent State or the Mid-American Conference. However, I commend the Kent State leadership for being proactive in addressing this issue and for cooperating with my office in resolving this issue. “

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