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Basketball player elbows opposing player, incident caught on video

FITCHBURG, Massachusetts-- A college in the state has announced it's suspended a member of its basketball team after a viral video shows him elbowing another team's player.

According to TMZ, Kewan Platt was a Fitchburg State University player who was seen elbowing Nate Tenaglia. Tenaglia had just shot a three pointer when he was knocked to the floor. A technical foul was called.

The video shows Platt watch a shot by Tenaglia before turning back to him and throwing his elbow into Tenaglia's face. He fell to the floor as Platt ran away.

In a tweet, school leaders say Platt is suspended from the team and is barred from campus. A quick check of the basketball team's roster Thursday, November 15 did not show him on the team.

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