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Klabo accused of throwing an elbow

RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The Pennington County prosecutor has
filed a misdemeanor simple assault charge against a North Dakota
basketball player for an on-court incident.

Matt Klabo of Valley City State is accused of throwing an elbow
to the face of South Dakota Tech player Korey Kirschenmann in a
Feb. 18 game in Rapid City.

Kirschenmann was knocked unconscious, needed 14 stitches and
suffered a concussion.

Pennington County State's Attorney Glenn Brenner said Klabo has
hired two Rapid City lawyers to represent him.