PGA Tour player and Indiana University product Jeff Overton loves his Hoosiers — perhaps too much.
Overton was escorted out of Madison Square Garden in New York on Tuesday night during the Hoosiers’ tip with Louisville in the Jimmy V Classic. The ’05 grad acknowledged on Twitter that he was given the boot, although Overton deleted the tweet shortly after sharing it.
It’s unclear why Overton was ejected from the Garden.
Three years ago, Overton faced legal problems related to his behavior after an on-campus Hoosiers game. After the IU-Kentucky game in Bloomington on Dec. 14, 2011, Overton was arrested on three misdemeanor charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct. Earlier in the day, Overton appeared at the game against Kentucky to present a $50,000 check to the university. Early the next morning, Overton was in the passenger seat of a limo, yelling at people outside the vehicle at 3 a.m. Bloomington police pulled the limo over. Overton, who police said he was “belligerent,” refused to provide his identification or step out of the vehicle. Police extricated Overton from the car and arrested him. Overton felt he was mistreated by police.
Overton, who made four of five cuts during the early part of the 2014-15 PGA Tour season, last played at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.