Horizon League said it will not fine UWM's Jeter for bumping UWGB playerWisconsin Sports
- The Horizon League says it will not punish UW-Milwaukee men’s coach Rob Jeter for a shoulder-to-shoulder bump with UW-Green Bay guard Rahmon Fletcher.
MILWAUKEE - The Horizon League says it will not punish UW-Milwaukee men’s coach Rob Jeter for a shoulder-to-shoulder bump with UW-Green Bay guard Rahmon Fletcher.
It happened during a time-out with 24 seconds left in a seven-point Milwaukee loss on Saturday night. Fletcher appeared to say something to the opposing bench just before the incident, but Horizon League commissioner John LeCrone said his office would not investigate the player’s role. LeCrone said coach Jeter admitted he was wrong, and said he regretted the shoulder bump. The commissioner said the matter would be handled internally – but Jeter will not get a public reprimand or a suspension.
LeCrone also quoted Green Bay coach Tod Kowalczyk as saying he was not upset about it – and he believed it just happened in the heat of a moment. It was among several incidents during Horizon League games recently – including a game last week in which a Loyola player was ejected after a fight almost broke out in a game with Youngstown State. LeCrone told the league’s coaches and athletic directors he’s concerned – and he promised the league would do what’s necessary to ensure good sportsmanship.