Lincoln student athletes arrested after incident
● By J. Chambless
According to a Dec. 19 report from WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, more than half of the Lincoln University men's basketball team was recently arrested on charges including conspiracy to commit robbery.
The alleged on-campus incident happened last weekend, before the team's final game before winter break. Lincoln officials confirmed to the Action News team that several students, including athletes, were charged after an altercation. They said the school has posted bond for all of the students involved.
University wishes to ensure that all students are able to complete
the semester and be home for the holidays,” a school statement
The university did not identify the student-athletes involved, but according to Pennsylvania court records, they are Tamir Green, Gevon Arrington, Zahrion Blue, Maurice Waters, Myles Markland, Martin Kinsley and Bernard Lightsey.
All seven players who were arrested suited up for Wednesday's game. The students' next court date is in January.