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Topic - Luke Martinez
A Wyoming basketball player accused of kicking a man in the face during a bar fight last winter has been ordered to serve jail time and pay $58,000 in restitution after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge.
Leonard Washington and Francisco Cruz scored 16 points apiece and Wyoming throttled No. 11 UNLV's high-scoring offense in a 68-66 victory Saturday.
"I do not choose for the defendant to have a felony on his record," he wrote. "This is my personal decision. I want to put this situation behind me and move on with my life, as I'm sure Lucas would like to as well."