MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The American Athletic Conference has suspended Memphis senior forward Shaq Goodwin one game for violating the league's sportsmanship code in apparently tripping an opponent while sitting on the bench during a loss to South Carolina.
Memphis said in a statement that Goodwin will miss Tuesday night's game against Nicholls State. Athletic officials said this resolves the matter.
Video showed Goodwin, sitting on the Memphis bench, apparently tripping Sindarius Thornwell when he fell into the Tigers after trying to block a shot. Goodwin appeared to grab Thornwell's foot when he tried to head down court during South Carolina's 86-76 win.
Memphis coach Josh Pastner said Monday that he called South Carolina coach Frank Martin and apologized for the incident.