Kentucky's Andrew Harrison Sorry For Using Racial Slur After Final Four Loss – BuzzFeed News
The player directed the slur at Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky after the team’s loss.
University of Kentucky basketball player Andrew Harrison apologized Sunday for dropping a racial slur at a press conference after his team lost to Wisconsin in the Final Four in Indianapolis on Saturday night.
Harrison directed the slur at Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky, who was recently named “Player of the Year” by the Associated Press.
At the press conference, Harrison is heard muttering the phrase into his microphone after his teammate was asked about playing against Kaminsky.
Kentucky Wildcats guard Andrew Harrison is defended by Wisconsin Badgers forward Nigel Hayes (10) and forward Frank Kaminsky (44). Usa Today Sports / USA Today Sports
Harrison quickly took to Twitter to apologize for the remark.
First i want to apologize for my poor choice of words used in jest towards a player I respect and know.
When I realized how this could be perceived I immediately called big frank to apologize and let him know I didn’t mean any disrespect
We had a good conversation and I wished him good luck in the championship game Monday.
Kaminsky hasn’t commented on social media about the remark.