Video: Pennsylvania high school basketball coach head butts ref during game

LANGHOME Pa. (WCMH/NBC) — Video appears to show a Pennsylvania high school basketball coach assaulting a referee.

It happened Tuesday during a boys’ basketball game.

With less than 30 seconds on the clock, a player on one of the teams is called for charging.

The team’s coach got upset and has a technical called against him. At that point, the video captured by appears to show him head-butting the referee.

The coach received a second technical and was ejected.

WCAU in Philadelphia reported the referee was not seriously hurt and he remained on the court.

The coach has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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