Brawl Between U.S. College, Chinese Teams Ends Basketball Exhibition : The Two-Way An exhibition basketball game between Georgetown University's Hoyas and theBayi Rockets descended into a brawl and then a full-on melee Thursday, one day after visiting Vice President Joe Biden stopped by to watch Georgetown play another team, the Shanxi Brave Dragons.
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Brawl Between U.S. College, Chinese Teams Ends Basketball Exhibition

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ROBERT SIEGEL, Host:

And one more note about China and basketball. The Hoyas of Georgetown University are on a China tour and their goodwill trip turned ugly today when a tied game against the Bayi Rockets erupted into a brawl.

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SIEGEL: It's not clear who pushed or punched first, but the brawl involved both teams and it ended the game. According to the Washington Post, the Georgetown coach said, we're out of here. And his staff escorted players off the court with about nine minutes remaining.

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