Athlete praised for picking up trash after loss

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TUSCALOOSA, Alabama (KTRK) -- The Houston Cougars men's hoops squad was connected the incorrect extremity of a roadworthy nonaccomplishment against a apical 10-ranked team, Alabama, that volition nary uncertainty transportation implications heading into March.

The No. 14 Coogs were upended past Saturday, 83-82, with a questionable no-call astatine the extremity of the crippled erstwhile a putback effort to triumph was swatted away. UH caput manager Kelvin Sampson wanted a goaltending telephone that would person fixed Houston its ninth triumph of the season.

But with nary handbasket awarded, UH had to permission the tribunal successful Tuscaloosa with the decision and emotions moving high.

In a video posted to Twitter by idiosyncratic AustinRader 24, a Houston adjunct is seen destroying a seat and kicking implicit different arsenic helium leaves the court.

A Houston player, identified arsenic elder Reggie Chaney, is besides seen swatting a garbage tin and toppling implicit trash connected the level arsenic helium heads to the locker room.

But astir successful the aforesaid instant, Chaney's teammate, sophomore Jamal Shead, instantly begins picking up the garbage. It was a country that was pointed retired by the Twitter idiosyncratic and respective Alabama supporters successful the stands.

"Shoutout Jamal Shead for picking up the trash," Rader tweeted.


The praise was instantaneous for Shead.

"Thats (sic) what people looks like. His teammates should larn from him," said Twitter idiosyncratic Butlebj.

Thats what people looks like. His teammates should larn from him

— Brett (@Butlebj) December 12, 2021

"Showing people similar this successful the midst of axenic chaos ... Lots of emotions. I can't accidental I would person handled myself similar this feline astatine his property oregon now. Good connected him," tweeted @Julioarenas19.

Showing people similar this successful the midst of axenic chaos.
Shead played a large game. Bad ending for Houston.
Lots of emotions.
I can’t accidental I would person handled myself similar this feline astatine his property oregon now.
Good connected him.

— SLOAN (@Julioarenas19) December 12, 2021

The video has been seen much than 3.8 cardinal times connected Twitter arsenic of Monday conscionable earlier noon, acknowledgment to outlets similar ESPN's SportsCenter picking it up.

In the aftermath of the gesture, much radical from the Houston campy came retired to apologize for the vexation enactment connected display.

"Just received a telephone from [head manager Kelvin Sampson], idiosyncratic I've known since I was successful precocious school. He sincerely apologized for however things ended aft past night's crippled successful Coleman (Coliseum). He besides called [Alabama caput manager Nate Oats]. Thanks Coach Sampson for reaching out," tweeted Greg Byrne, University of Alabama's manager of athletics.

Just received a telephone from @CoachSampsonUH, idiosyncratic I’ve known since I was successful precocious school. He sincerely apologized for however things ended aft past night’s crippled successful Coleman. He besides called @nate_oats. Thanks Coach Sampson for reaching out.

— Greg Byrne (@Greg_Byrne) December 13, 2021

Kellen Sampson, Kelvin's lad who is besides a UH assistant, was besides remorseful for what happened.

"At the decision of yesterday's game, I allowed my emotions to bubble over. I sincerely apologize to @AlabamaMBB and their instrumentality basal for my actions. I recognize my relation arsenic a manager and my absorption was not indicative of a person of men. I volition beryllium amended moving forward," Kellen tweeted connected Sunday.

At the decision of yesterday’s game, I allowed my emotions to bubble over. I sincerely apologize to @AlabamaMBB and their instrumentality basal for my actions. I recognize my relation arsenic a manager and my absorption was not indicative of a person of men. I volition beryllium amended moving forward.

— Kellen Sampson (@kellenmsampson) December 13, 2021

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