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Players protest Isiah Thomas' firing

Updated: April 10, 2012, 3:50 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

MIAMI -- Isiah Thomas' firing at Florida International sparked a protest by his former players Monday night.

Team members who attended a university athletic department banquet quietly walked out of the event moments before the season's award winners were to be introduced. The event, captured in a video on YouTube, continued as planned.

DeJuan Wright, who led FIU in scoring this past season, posted a video of the protest on YouTube and said it was done not just over Thomas' firing, ...

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