UCLA freshman center Joshua Smith was reprimanded by the Pac-10 for his comments regarding officiating following the Bruins’ loss to USC on Jan. 9.
“While we are appreciative of the fact that he has since apologized publicly for his remarks, all of our student-athletes must adhere to Pac-10 policy that prohibits them from making public comments about officiating,” Commissioner Larry Scott said in a release. “In these circumstances, Conference rules require a public reprimand.”
A UCLA spokesman said there would be no additional repercussions on the matter.
Here’s a video of the comments in question: Smith