"I don't know what exactly happened. I was kind of going over to shake hands," Menzies said. "I want to apologize for K.C.'s actions. From what I understand, he threw the ball after the game was over. I don't know what provoked it. I mean, Hunsaker's a little chippy himself, so he may have said something or done something, but you just can't respond.
"We showed [our players] plenty of clips where [Utah Valley players] do things that can get underneath your skin a little bit, and you've got to be tougher than that mentally, and I'm just upset that he did that."
Menzies said his players felt threatened when fans rushed the court, and Mullings claimed he was hit during the fracas.
"I think when their fans stormed the court, I think it kind of ... convoluted things a little bit because some of the guys apparently said they felt threatened," Menzies said. "Daniel said he actually got hit."
There were no reports of injuries among fans or security personnel.
"It's too bad it occurred," Dick Hunsaker told the Daily Herald. "It's sad to see players put themselves in that situation."
Staff members quickly tried to separate players from fans.
"I hated to see the game end that way," Utah Valley center Ben Aird told the newspaper. "When you are out there, at first you are like, 'What's happening?' The faculty got out there, and although you want to help break it up, they told us that we had to get out of that situation and let them handle it."
ESPN.com's Andy Katz contributed to this report.