Twitter reacts to controversial replay in Virginia’s national title win over Texas Tech | NCAA Basketball

Virginia’s nationwide title victory over Texas Tech on Monday did not come with out controversy.

Although the 85-77 extra time rating suggests the Cavs received handily, Texas Tech led by as a lot as three in extra time earlier than Virginia scored 5 straight to make it 75-73. Texas Tech’s Davide Moretti then obtained a defensive rebound, taking it up courtroom earlier than refs dominated Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter knocked the ball out of Moretti’s arms and out of bounds. Replay, nonetheless, confirmed Moretti was really the final to the touch it.

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Virginia used the overturned name to proceed its scoring run, which ballooned to 13 earlier than Tech may get again on the board. Whereas the decision was technically appropriate, many argued it will have stayed with Tech in every other scenario. Others stated it stated it violated the spirit of replay, which is to appropriate egregious calls, not take a microscopic look of a play, body by body.

Nothing can change the very fact Virginia is the champion of the 2018-19 season. However that does not imply Twitter did not have loads to say concerning the name.

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