HS BBall Star Tony Farmer Faints; Sentenced For Assaulting Girlfriend (video)
Tuesday afternoon, highly anticipated and rising basketball star Tony Farmer, was sentenced to three years in prison for kidnapping and the assault of his ex-girlfriend Andrea Lane.
The incident took place last April in Bedford Heights, Ohio in his apartment complex. According to the police report, Farmer argued with Lane, assaulted her and then proceed to take several items from her including a cell phone, laptop, debit card and keys.
Farmer is an 18 year old, 6’6 forward who was ranked top 100 in the 2013 class and was being recruited by Dayton, Xavier, Michigan State, Iowa, Illinois and W. Virginia.
Schools will have to wait 180 days for the sentence to be reviewed and see how the case proceeds.
There is so many things you can say about this situation but the bottom line is that its truly sad. Farmer had the opportunity to change not only his life but his family as well and in the blink of an eye, its all gone because of careless mistakes.