Longar Longar, Jeff Capel's big man at Oklahoma, was
suspended by the Big 12 after the elbowing incident in the Texas Tech
game. Conference commissioner Kevin Weiberg said that
"[o]n the play, Mr. Longar leads with a high elbow as he pivots after
catching an inbound pass. His elbow made severe and excessive contact with the
face of the Texas Tech player causing significant injury. While I do not
believe Mr. Longar intended to cause serious injury, and he has no prior history
of this kind of incident, I view this as a dangerous and unacceptable play.
Therefore, a suspension from competition is warranted.
"We simply must convey a message that this kind of play will not be