Virginia might have benefited from a mistaken foul name in its win over Texas Tech within the nationwide championship sport Monday.
The Crimson Raiders had been known as for a foul after Cavaliers guard Kyle Man went down whereas dribbling towards the basket with three minutes remaining in additional time.
Man, nevertheless, might have tripped over his personal teammate, Mamadi Diakite, and never a Crimson Raiders’ defender.
Whilst you’re watching Virginia have a good time, check out this play. Texas Tech is up Three in additional time, Kyle Man journeys on his personal teammate and a foul is named on Texas Tech. Congrats to the Cavs however that they had the zebras of their pocket all the way in which to the top. Wow pic.twitter.com/it17ANiRTI
— Jon Linder (@LinderShowMiami) April 9, 2019
Man preceded to make a pair of photographs from the foul line to make the rating 73-72. These two free throws began an 11-Zero run for Virginia, which helped it safe the primary championship in program historical past.
The Cavaliers appeared as if they had been heading for a victory in regulation as they led by as many as 10 factors with a bit of greater than 10 minutes to play. The Crimson Raiders, nevertheless, sliced the deficit over the following 9 minutes and took a lead on a layup by Jarrett Culver.
Norense Odiase pushed Texas Tech’s benefit to 3 with two free throws earlier than De’Andre Hunter knocked down a clutch 3-pointer to make the rating 68-68.
The Cavaliers turned the ball over within the last moments however prevented catastrophe when Culver’s last-second shot was blocked.
Man completed with 24 factors whereas Hunter added a game-high 27.