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Nwigwe charged with assault for fight

Updated: March 10, 2009, 4:26 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- A Robert Morris University basketball player was charged with simple assault after police investigated reports of a weekend fight in Pittsburgh, but the school says he can still play in Wednesday's Northeast Conference championship game.

Mezie Nwigwe, a junior guard and the team's leading scorer off the bench, has been mailed a court summons for a charge of simple assault, Pittsburgh police spokeswoman Diane Richard said.

Nwigwe was with three other Robert Morris players ...

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