ISU Athletic Director Apologizes for Game Removal

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State University's athletic director is apologizing for his comment at a high school basketball game that led to his removal.

The Des Moines Register reports Jamie Pollard says he's sorry he said anything that he shouldn't have said at the Tuesday night game between Colfax-Mingo High School and Gilbert High School. Pollard's son plays for Gilbert.

School officials say a referee heard Pollard disagree with a game call during a timeout. The referee then asked school officials to ask Pollard to leave. Pollard did not yell or use foul language and immediately left.

School officials say Pollard was well-behaved all night, and they're calling the incident minor.
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