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I must be crazy to be in a loony bin like this.
Nope, you are comparing apples to oranges. The refs made up calls that simply were not there against MSU in the IU game, and didn't call Oladipo for a football block that allowed Zeller to get a bucket. Dawson didn't travel, got screwed out of 2 in the 1st half. Nix didn't travel, he didn't have possession...and Trice's 10 sec call wasn't really 10 seconds. These are not subjective calls, these are completely 'blown' calls that fvcked MSU in the most critical part of the game.
These fouls on Illinois were all fouls. MSU sliced their D in the second half like swiss cheese, shot what, 80% from the field? Thats because MSU went inside and played really aggressive the entire second half. Illinois shoots half their shots from 3 ball. If anything, I thought the reffing helped Illinois stay in the game. I mean Trice gets stomped in the face and breaks his nose, which is an automatic flagrant foul, two FTs, and the ball. It was a completely blown call by the refs to miss that. Valentine also got whistled for a phantom foul on Richardson shooting a 3 ball. So, repeat after me:
They. Were. All. Legit. Fouls. On. Illinois.
So, you're sayin' those all were legit calls that would have been made the same way if the game was in Champaign ?? You can't be serious...
For anyone who cares, I've been keeping track of whether this board thinks the refs were good or not. So far this season, 18 times the game was reffed well, 4 times it wasn't.
This is the correct answer
Didn't realize the board had come to a consensus. Thanks for all your hard work!
You must have missed the polls after each game grading the refs.
Polls on 247?
Whoa bro. Calm down
There were a lot of calls on Illinois that I thought were close. You could've let them go either way.
Lastly, if you would take off the Spartan Glasses for two second and just think about it for a fucking second, you'd realize how idiotic our fans sound when they constantly bitch about getting screwed by the refs and then never can concede when we got some friendly calls. Its a sign of not being able to detach yourself from what you're watching ever.
I don't have video to go through every foul on here second for second. Nor do I have the time. I know what I saw and the refs definitely didn't hurt us last night. Judging from the thread I'm not the only one who feels this way.
Sorry if that bothers you
He is. If you disagree with hes gonna lose his cool and swear at you for having an opinion, so watch out.
This post was edited by Punisher99 17 months ago
You've gotta be kidding me
This was shortly after the refs didn't call the foul and let the game play on while Trice lay knocked out on the floor. That kind of thing that changes the way the refs call the game. I'd hope that is part of what Izzo was reaming the refs about because they had it coming to them.
The thing I noticed was that they started calling the fouls on Illinois that they refused to call in the first half. Was I surprised? Yes. Was it home cooking? Not really. The Illinois defenders were a step behind on defense all night.
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