B1G releases statement on postgame altercation involving Michigan-Michigan State
B1G officials recently put out a statement addressing the postgame altercation between Michigan and Michigan State.
After the Wolverines secured a 29-7 victory, multiple players were involved in a skirmish on the way to the locker room. Jim Harbaugh addressed the event, saying his players were “assaulted.” Harbaugh also stated that he spoke with B1G Commissioner Kevin Warren about the incident.
Early Sunday morning, the B1G released a statement on the incident, according to Matt Fortuna with The Athletic.
Statement from the Big Ten on Michigan State-Michigan: pic.twitter.com/ynKpsWeGih
— Matt Fortuna (@Matt_Fortuna) October 30, 2022
“The Big Ten Conference is aware of an incident this evening at Michigan Stadium between student-athletes from Michigan State University and the University of Michigan,” the statement reads.
“The conference is currently gathering information, will thoroughly review the facts, and will take appropriate action.”
Michigan AD Warde Manuel said the Wolverines will have no more comments on the situation and will leave it up to the authorities. It is unclear exactly which players were involved or what events precipitated the video.
Stay tuned for updates on the situation.