CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Southern California ladies’s basketball participant says followers directed racial slurs at her and her black teammates as they left the court docket following a loss at Oregon State on Sunday evening.
USC participant Minyon Moore despatched tweets concerning the derogatory remarks after the sport, although she shortly deleted them.
Each colleges say they’re investigating.
“There isn’t any place at Oregon State College — nor will we consider in intercollegiate athletics — for racially derogatory actions or statements which are directed at student-athletes, coaches, officers or followers in attendance,” Oregon State spokesman Steve Clark mentioned in a press release to The Related Press on Sunday evening.
Clark mentioned that Oregon State was in touch with USC officers and “have communicated our efforts to analyze this matter instantly.”
“Each colleges strongly agree that there is no such thing as a place for such racially insensitive language in sports activities,” USC senior girl administrator Donna Heinel mentioned in a press release supplied to the AP. “And we respect Oregon State and the Pac-12’s quick dedication to investigating this incident and their efforts to make sure that our collective values of respect and inclusion are upheld.”
Oregon State received 69-63.