Logan, Utah -- Update: The Mountain West has issued a statement after investigating the postgame incident following Nevada's game at Utah State:
"After a thorough investigation into the circumstances of Saturday night’s incident, which included a review of numerous video clips from various sources and the collection of written statements from multiple individuals, the Mountain West has concluded the situation was not caused by the court rush. There was a postgame management plan in place and it was executed successfully.
Rather, inappropriate conduct by individuals from both programs in the postgame handshake line and subsequently in the locker room areas created the unfortunate circumstances. The Conference office has had multiple communications with both athletics directors and has shared the findings of its review. Each institution will be responsible for the determination and administration of what it deems appropriate disciplinary action for those involved. It must be made clear unsportsmanlike and unprofessional conduct is not acceptable and will not be tolerated."
A wild scene ensued as the Nevada basketball team left the floor following its loss at Utah State, with Jordan Caroline needing to be restrained while coaches berated local law enforcement.
At this point, there are few solid details, but much of the incident was captured by a local reporter. Caroline can be seen punching a glass encasement with a fire extinguisher inside, followed by coaches yelling at security officials regarding the safety of their players.
Nevada's players and coaches were allegedly touched and verbally abused by fans, potentially during the game. In the video, Wolf Pack assistant coach Gus Argenal can be heard claiming a Utah State assistant coach also had choice words for Nevada's players and staff. The Mountain West's statement (above) indicates the court rushing had nothing to do with what transpired.
The video, shot by KUTV reporter Jake Edmonds, can be seen below. Be warned, it contains a lot of explicit language.
The university issued a statement, via Associate Athletic Director Chad Hartley: "We are working with officials from the Mountain West Conference and Utah State to gather more information about the events that occurred this evening in Logan."