STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Mississippi State basketball player Jessika Carter faces a charge of simple assault in Oktibbeha County.
According to Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Office jail roster, she was arrested Wednesday, Sept. 8.
Women’s Head Coach Nikki McCray Penson released the following statement.
"We have been made aware of the situation. We take this matter very seriously and are in the process of gathering details and additional information from the proper authorities. At this time we will have no further comment."
The Waverly Hall, Georgia, native is a senior.