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Oregon State bans fan 2 games for derogatory comments

Oregon State has banned a fan for two women's basketball home games because of derogatory comments directed toward a USC player following a game on Feb. 18

Sophomore guard Minyon Moore said that fans at Gill Coliseum had directed racial slurs at her and her teammates. She posted about the incident on Twitter after the game but quickly deleted the posts.

Oregon State's Office of Equal Opportunity and Access investigated the incident, interviewing USC players, the fan, other fans seated in the area, and coaches and administrators from both schools. The school reviewed Pac-12 audio of the game.

The investigation did not "discover the location of any fans using racially derogatory statements directed at USC student-athletes or the team," Steve Clark, Oregon State's vice president for university relations and marketing, said in a statement.

But it did identify one fan who continuously directed taunts and personally derogatory statements at a USC player.