Ohio prosecutor mulls charges for in-game fight

Cincinnati forward Yancy Gates, right, punches Xavier guard Landen Amos, left, during a fight in the closing moments of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, in Cincinnati. Eighth-ranked Xavier defeated crosstown rival Cincinnati 76-53 in a game that was called with 9.4 seconds left when the teams got into a brawl. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

December 12, 2011 12:25:24 PM PST
An Ohio prosecutor said Monday he will consider criminal charges in the aftermath of a brawl at the end of the Cincinnati-Xavier basketball game, as stunned fans and school officials pondered the tarnishing blow delivered to one of the city's most eagerly anticipated annual events.