LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania college basketball game was postponed after a pre-game protest on the court by students objecting to Halloween costumes allegedly worn by several school athletes.

Scores of students sat on the Franklin and Marshall College basketball court for 10 minutes Friday night until an announcement was made that the game against York College was being canceled.

The students said they were offended by photos circulated on social media showing five students said to be members of the men's basketball and soccer teams wearing costumes the protesters charged embodied Asian, Hispanic and African stereotypes.

The college has previously announced it was conducting a campus climate survey, hiring a director of diversity, equity and inclusion and creating a bias reporting system to be in effect for the spring 2020 semester.

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