Pac-10 Reprimands UCLA’s Smith For Comments
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) — The Pac-10 has reprimanded UCLA center Joshua Smith for his critical comments about the officiating during last weekend’s game against Southern California.
The Bruins lost 63-52 to their rivals in Los Angeles last Sunday.
Pac-10 commissioner Larry Scott said Thursday that while he appreciates Smith publicly apologizing for his comments, all student-athletes must adhere to league policy that prohibits them from commenting about officiating. Since Smith broke that rule, Scott says, he required a public reprimand.
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