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Mascot fight breaks out during game

A picture of the two mascots fighting. (Source: YouTube) A picture of the two mascots fighting. (Source: YouTube)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The fur was flying at the Male versus Manual basketball game, but the action had nothing to do with basketball.

A video thousands have viewed on the internet features the mascots of the two schools taking the oldest rivalry in the state of Kentucky to the extreme.

The fight may have started out in fun, but it turned into a brawl that had to be broken up and brought members of the crowd onto the court.

School officials said the fights continued after the game.

Principals for both schools are trying to figure out who was involved. Some students have already been punished.

Male won the game, beating Manual 63-45.

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