Martedì il capo allenatore Greg Schiano ha annunciato le sospensioni.
Secondo quanto riferito, l'incidente è avvenuto lunedì sera nell'area del campus Livingston della scuola a Piscataway, New Jersey, a circa 10 p.m. ora locale. The three students who were hit by the paintballs suffered minor injuries.
Melton has made significant contributions to the Scarlet Knights so far. He came away with two interceptions — one of which was returned for a 46-yard touchdown against Temple University — and blocked a punt in three games this year. Lungo, d'altra parte, has contributed to special teams in all three matchups.
Both players are set to make their initial court appearances on Nov. 4.
The Scarlet Knights are set to take on No. 19 University of Michigan to kick off Big Ten action on Saturday.
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