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Newz Forum: BASKETBALL: SEC reprimands Georgia's Felton

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posted on Feb, 12 2005 @ 10:35 AM
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Georgia coach Dennis Felton was reprimanded by Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive on Friday for his criticism of South Carolina forward Carlos Powell.
 

On his radio show Sunday, Felton called Powell "the biggest faker and flopper. He's fraudulent."

Powell was struck in the left eye twice during South Carolina's 60-53 victory at Georgia on Feb. 5. Both times he wound up on the floor, apparently in pain.

Felton said Powell's reaction was a "kind of effort in manipulating" and said it "is almost ... cheating."

Felton said the film showed "nothing happened to him in any of those episodes. He basically made it all up. ... He may have gotten grazed or poked in the eye on one of those occasions, and I say 'may have.' He did a lot more bruising damage to our players than the other way around."

After the game, Powell's eye was swollen and nearly closed.

Slive said Felton violated the conference's code of ethics when he directed public criticism at a player.

Felton declined comment on the reprimand after practice Friday.

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