In any case is alleged and executed, the largest storyline from Virginia’s controversial 63-62 Ultimate 4 win over Auburn won’t be whether or not Bryce Brown fouled Kyle Man on the ultimate shot of the sport.
That distinction will nearly definitely belong to the double dribble officers didn’t name on Ty Jerome as he moved the ball upcourt on Virginia’s last possession. Jerome dribbled the ball off his leg, gathered it with each palms after which dribbled once more.
As an alternative of calling the double dribble, nevertheless, the refs known as Jared Harper for a foul, permitting Virginia to arrange the game-winning inbound play to Man.
“As Ty Jerome brings the ball up the court docket, he unintentionally bumps the ball off his again foot … he then re-possesses this ball with each palms. That ends his dribble.”@GeneSteratore explains a missed double-dribble violation on Ty Jerome close to the top of the sport. pic.twitter.com/763pV0sXyA
— CBS Sports activities (@CBSSports) April 7, 2019
Man was bumped within the air by Brown, sunk all three foul pictures and helped seal a Ultimate 4 win for Virginia, the Cavs’ first in class historical past.