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Texas Tech Dismisses Top Recruit After Altercation With Women's Basketball Player During Pick-Up Game

Cornerback Nigel Bethel II was the highest rated recruit in Texas Tech's 2014 recruiting class according to ESPN. The four-star player was rated 17th in the country among cornerbacks, and was a member of the ESPN 300. Now, it appears that he will never play a down for the Red Raiders, after allegedly punching Red Raiders women's basketball star Amber Battle in the face during a pick-up basketball game.

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Battle may need surgery as a result of the altercation. She is a second team All-Big 12 performer for the Red Raiders, and led the team in points, assists, and rebounds in 2013-14.