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Big Ten will not suspend Ohio State G Marcus Hall, ATH Dontre Wilson for Michigan fight, gestures

The league office formally reprimanded the OSU senior guard but will not take any further action against Hall, Wilson, or the team.

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A day after Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer said that all discipline would be handled in-house and no further punishment was expected on their end, the Big Ten league offices put the matter to bed by announcing a public rebuke of guard Marcus Hall (and the OSU coaching staff) but no additional punishment.

In a statement, the league said, "The Big Ten office today issued a public reprimand of Ohio State football student-athlete Marcus Hall for his actions while exiting the playing field during the Michigan game on Nov. 30, which violated the Big Ten Sportsmanship Policy." The statement also went on to say, "The conference office also issued a public reprimand of the Ohio State football coaching staff for failing in its duty to effectively manage the process of escorting an ejected student-athlete from the playing field to the locker room."

In closing, the league's comments echoed the punishment of the game's officials and stated they considered the matter final and will have no further comment. It's not expected that Hall nor freshman Dontre Wilson will face any additional punishment after this past Saturday's melee.