Mason Holland Slams Referee - A Florida basketball player has been suspsended from school and his team after slamming a referee to the court Monday night, ESPN.com reported.
In a video quickly making its way around the Internet, Mason Holland, a senior from DeSoto County High in Arcadia, Fla., is called for a technical after pushing an opposing player as they run up the floor. Holland then confronted the referee, pushed him, and then tossed him to the floor. Port Charlotte was awarded the victory by forfet, according to ESPN.com.
The USA Today reported that Holland was suspended from school Tuesday.
"It was totally unacceptable behavior," DeSoto County coach Joe Sheridan told the paper. "It was everything we are not, and now we have to recover from that with 12 very, very good boys.
"He'll never play here again. I've been coaching for 40 years, and I've never experienced anything like that. I'm still in shock."
Mason Holland Slams Referee