West Virginia University men's basketball player Elijah Macon is facing a disorderly conduct charge after an outburst in Monongalia County Magistrate Court.
Macon was attending a hearing for his sister, Mekiiah Macon, when he became upset, said Morgantown Police Chief Ed Preston. Elijah Macon left the room, hit something which created noise, and then began yelling in the street. Police charged Macon with disorderly conduct after he failed to calm down, said Preston.
Macon posted a $265 and is facing fines, Preston said. A court date has not been scheduled.
The forward from Columbus, Ohio enrolled at WVU in 2012 but wasn't eligible academically. Macon signed again in 2013 after playing one year at Brewster Academy in New Hampshire. Macon underwent surgery on his wrist during the off season. WVU basketball coach Bob Huggins said he doesn't believe Macon will play this year.
He initially signed to play for WVU in 2012, but wasn't eligible academically. Signed again this year after playing one year of JUCO. Macon also had surgery on his wrist during the off season. Huggins said he doesn't believe he will play this year, but he hasn't gotten into specifics.