Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Wisconsin RB Montee Ball attacked by five men in "unprovoked assault."

The Wisconsin athletic department's website, UWBadgers.com, reports that Badger running back Montee Ball was attacked in what is called an "unprovoked assault" by the Madison, WI police department. The official police report states Ball was allegedly assaulted by a group of five men.

According to the police report, Ball was "attacked while walking" by a group of five men, who knocked him to the ground and kicked him. The report says that Ball was "to a hospital with head injuries."

Wisconsin coach Bret Belima released the following statement.

"My concern right now is for Montee's health and well-being. Montee has been released from the hospital and is under the care and supervision of our sports medicine staff. We will continue to evaluate him as we approach the start of fall camp this weekend. I do expect Montee to make a full recovery."

The suspects are still at large.

(via UWBadgers.com HT @offtackleempire)