College Football

Texas Tech: Incoming Freshman Football Player Allegedly Punched Basketball Player Amber Battle in the Face [UPDATE]

bethel-battleNigel Bethel II is an incoming freshman with the Texas Tech football team. Amber Battle, a senior with a year of eligibility remaining, is the leading scorer and rebounder on the women’s basketball team. During a pickup game at Texas Tech’s rec center on Saturday, Bethel allegedly punched Battle in the face, breaking a bone. Both Bethel and Battle are listed at 5’9″. Bethel is expected to be one of the top impact freshman in the Bix XII this season.

Update: Bethel has been dismissed.

[Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Images via @_NigelBethelTexasTech.com]

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