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Southern Miss Band chants racial epithets towards Kansas State Puerto Rican Player



During last night’s NCAA tournament game, Southern Mississippi University band members chanted racist comments towards Kansas State basketball player Angel Rodriguez as he made his way to the free throw line. In the video below, you can hear Southern Miss Band members chanting “Where’s your green card?”

Southern Miss President Martha Saunders has since apologized for band’s rude remarks.

“We deeply regret the remarks made by a few students at today’s game,” Saunders statement reads. “The words of these individuals do not represent the sentiments of our pep band, athletic department or university. We apologize to Mr. Rodriguez and will take quick and appropriate disciplinary action against the students involved in this isolated incident.”

Kansas State went on to win the game with a score of 70-64.

Check out footage from the incident below.


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