USC announced this afternoon that basketball players James Blasczyk and Dewayne Dedmon have been “suspended indefinitely from all team activities” following allegations of brawling during the Trojans' road trip to Spokane, Washington over the weekend.
Interim head coach Bob Cantu said the pair had violated “a team rule.” Two bar brawls allegedly involving USC players were reported by Washington state media:
Separate fights were reported at MarQuee Lounge and the Wave Bar Saturday night following the Trojans' 76-51 loss to Washington State.
A worker at the Wave told KREM TV this:
Immediately out of the Satellite comes one of the assailants. The first person of inertest was 7-feet-tall, 260 pounds and is the center for USC. He was looking drunk, looking belligerent, calling out our guys, basically admitting to what he had done. [Including] hitting several people, including two women.
Police said four people, including two women, were injured had to seek treatment at hospitals. Interestingly, Spokane police said in a statement today that those arrested so far only included two locals.
The Wave employee told the another outlet that …
… We had a person knocked out cold, a female employee who suffered a broken nose and another employee with a broken jaw as well.