(FOX NEWS) -- Jamirah Shutes, a senior guard on the Memphis women’s basketball team, pleaded not guilty to an assault charge after she was accused of punching a Bowling Green player in the face following the Memphis Tigers' loss in the Women’s National Invitational Tournament (WNIT) last week, officials confirmed.
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The City of Bowling Green (Ohio) Prosecutor’s Office confirmed to Fox News Digital that an attorney representing Shutes entered a not-guilty plea in court on Wednesday.
Absolutely hate to see this...Elissa Brett punched in the face after Bowling Green's #WNIT victory over Memphis
She fell to the ground after being hit but fortunately was able to walk back to the locker room with some assistance. Hopefully she's okay! pic.twitter.com/3UxtvJaUoV
— H. Tyler Seggerman (@TylerSeggerman) March 24, 2023
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The office representing Shutes did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.