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So does every other team this tourney. But if we make a couple baskets during that stretch, we're right in it at the end.
Tuesday? He used the word "physical" about us in the post-game interview after beating Creighton.
I called it out then here: http://michiganstate.247sports.com/Board/93/Michigan-State-vs-Duke-17705817/7#a17709287
This post was edited by Cap 13 months ago
How many times are we going to blame the refs? Come on! Yes the calls absolutely blew but you gotta score. Every loss we blame the refs. Duke was the better team tonight. Don't you worry, this team will be back with a vengeance next year. Just wait!
Ugh...we didn't make a basket but still had about 10-15 points at the line.
20 fouls were called in the 1st 10 minutes of the 2nd half. That'll throw off some timing. Can't remember anything like that since the butler game.
WTF nobody presses and handchecks like Louisville. I said 10 posts ago it wasn't the reason we lost .
That doesn't mean the refs are above criticism.
shut up just shut up. we shot more FTs and were in the double bonus. We couldn't hit threes. We got shut down by their defense. JUST SHUT UP
officiating is a huge problem in all of college basketball
and not sure if it is fixable
Im just getting sick of these touch foul calls. Watching 50 free throw in a game is to much, it kills the pace of the game. Izzo coaches his teams play aggresive, and if college basketball is headed in this direction it's not a good thing for us.
P.S. Who ever says basketball is a contact sport needs to realize you get penalized for any type of contact nowadays.
This post was edited by West7 spartan 13 months ago
I don't want to say the refs totally ruined the game for us, but we definitely would have won if the refs didn't suck so much.
For those of you who weren't at the game it all changed during the TV timeout before Nix got to shoot his free throws after the flagrant call. They let them play for the most part at the beginning and then Coach K was chewing the refs a new asshole during that timeout and it was ticky tack from then until the end.
he got a warning, right?????
Not sure. The in house announcers were dog shit.
twas a joke. No way they warned him like they did Izzo and Appling.
Right. Duke was the better team tonight......with the way the game was called. If the game was called differently, who knows who the better team would have been.
This game was painful to watch from beginning to end.
What about when nix got leveled by a duke player and The ref just sat there holding his pud??? Should have been a charge or a block and no whistle.
You Lloyd Carr wanna-be ref blaming donkeys make me ill. Love this team, but no FG in over 14 minutes of play ain't got shitass to do with refs. That's like an NBA team making 8 points in a qtr. Clownass. Duke was the better team tonight. Don't mean I think they're a better team than this one. Nix/Payne/Harris. 8/31. Not good. What I wouldn't give for just a cold blooded shooter on this team. Pissed, but lets get em next year. Real happy a S16 Team draws this much angst. Because there was a lot of years we, and a lot of other teams in this state would have been thrilled to be here.
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Refs were awful. Thanks for sharing that.
Everyone saying "we didn't make a FG for 14 minutes..." are sorely missing the point. No, we didn't make a shot during that span, but how many possessions ended with a missed shot or actual turnover rather than a trip to the free throw line or offensive foul called?
Duke was in the double with 9 minutes to go in the second half you idiot.
The game changed when Nix and Costello were called for back to back off the ball offensive fouls. Both were bullshit.
it killed the rythm of the game and MSU's players could not adjust to the type of foul calls.
This board blamed the refs during all 9 losses this season.
You overcome it by making shots...and we didn't do that tonight.
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