The ASUN introduced on Sunday night time it suspended an official concerned in an in-game dispute with Jacksonville coach Jordan Mincy on Saturday as a result of “conduct not in alignment with the expectations of the ASUN.” The suspension is efficient instantly and runs by means of the rest of the 2023-24 season and postseason.
The official was suspended after ejecting Mincy simply minutes into Jacksonville’s recreation vs. North Alabama after utilizing an “offensive slur,” Mincy told the Florida Times-Union. Mincy, who’s Black, didn’t say what the official stated. The ASUN didn’t particularly determine which of the three recreation officers it suspended.
After getting right into a verbal spat with the official, Mincy was ejected from the game with double technical fouls. Mincy then shook arms with each participant on the opposing crew earlier than making his approach throughout the ground and exchanging phrases with the JU athletic director Alex Ricker-Gilbert whereas pointing and apparently explaining the scenario.
“It is why I reacted the way in which I did,” Mincy advised the Florida Instances-Union. “However JU and Alex [Ricker-Gilbert] had my again and the ASUN has handled it. We’ll transfer on.”
Mincy later posted on social media that he had “by no means in his profession skilled what he skilled right now.”
Assistant coach Michael Fly took over for Mincy after his ejection and helped lead the Dolphins to a 67-63 over North Alabama.