INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kentucky guard Andrew Harrison apologized Sunday for directing an obscenity and a racial slur at Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky during a postgame news conference at the Final Four.
Harrison muttered “F— that n—-” into a live microphone when another player was asked a question about Kaminsky after Kentucky lost 71-64 to the Badgers on Saturday. The loss ruined the Wildcats’ undefeated season; they finished 38-1.READ MORE: Drug Trafficking Ring Shipped Cocaine To New York Inside Children's Lunch Boxes, Investigators Say
The sophomore’s comment came as a reporter asked Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns about defending the 7-foot Kaminsky. Harrison muttered it with his hand in front of his mouth, but the mic picked up the comments.
Social media immediately lit up with tweets about what Harrison said along with video clips, and the program looked into the matter.READ MORE: Nonprofits Now Have New Home In Brooklyn, Thanks To Transformation Of Bedford-Union Armory
Harrison said in a series of comments on Twitter that he wanted to apologize.”
He said the two of them had a “good conversation” and he wished him good luck in Monday’s championship game.
Harrison had 13 points and four assists in the loss. Harrison and his twin brother, Aaron, have been projected as NBA draft picks but didn’t discuss their futures after the loss.MORE NEWS: Candidate Conversations: Curtis Sliwa
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