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Sometimes fans get a little carried away with their enthusiasm at games.

On Christmas just this past year, the Cleveland Cavaliers played the Los Angeles Lakers in a marquee NBA matchup. Down 20 points with a little over four minutes remaining, Lakers fans decided to let the refs (and to an extent, the Cavs) know how they felt. Suddenly, objects began to rain down on the court in a flurry of fan fury. 

On Feb. 3, the Pittsburgh Panthers squared off against their bitter rivals, the West Virginia Mountaineers, at the WVU Coliseum. The Mountaineers were in control, but when Pitt got close, the fans reacted. Objects could be seen flying onto the court from all over. It got so bad that WVU coach Bob Huggins had to grab the microphone and tell fans not to throw objects. 

However, Pittsburgh assistant Tom Herrion was later hit in the face by a coin thrown from the stands.

The most recent, and arguably worst incident, happened a few nights ago in an SEC thriller in which the Mississippi State Bulldogs were thwarted on their own floor by John Wall and the second ranked Kentucky Wildcats in overti...

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