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    Most absurd foul ever

    Kansas State got called for a technical foul prior to their game with Kentucky even started.

    http://ftw.usatoday.com/2014/03/kans...ment-kentucky/



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    Re: Most absurd foul ever

    Not absurd at all. What is absurd is the K-State player didn't know the rules.


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    Re: Most absurd foul ever

    I think it's a stupid rule and shouldn't be a foul, but I can't blame the refs for calling it.



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    Re: Most absurd foul ever

    Ha. Purple sucks.



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    Re: Most absurd foul ever

    Stupid rule and even dumber that if he would have done it 2 seconds earlier it wouldn't have been a technical. Apparently you can't do it within 20 minutes of game time and he did it with 19:58 on the clock.



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    Re: Most absurd foul ever

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Not absurd at all. What is absurd is the K-State player didn't know the rules.
    Lol, so any time a coach leaves the box(20 times per game) they should also call a T. Give a warning like every other case and call it good. Ridiculous that this gets called in a tourney game.



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    Re: Most absurd foul ever

    Quote Originally Posted by digZ View Post
    Lol, so any time a coach leaves the box(20 times per game) they should also call a T. Give a warning like every other case and call it good. Ridiculous that this gets called in a tourney game.
    Or perhaps the players and coaches should familiarize themselves with the rule book.

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    Re: Most absurd foul ever

    I'm sorry but that's awful. Refs sucks.


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    Re: Most absurd foul ever

    I'm not sure I'd even want to take those free throws if I were the Kentucky coach. So we've seen Kansas score a field goal during a deadball and we've seen Kentucky score a point before the game.

    I'm sure North Carolina Central University will get a break like this sometime, because it's all just random right?



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    Re: Most absurd foul ever

    Sounds like they got hosed for the next 40:00 of play too. Let me go find my shocked face fast.



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    Re: Most absurd foul ever

    stupid rule, stupid enforcement. :02 after the rule comes into play? What, was the ref sitting there watching them dunk, waiting for the clock to cross the 20:00 mark? stupid. stupid. stupid. I would feel really bad about myself if I made that call. It cheapens the whole game.



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    Re: Most absurd foul ever

    I have to say I'm happy with the refs in the tourney. They know and call the rules. Not like conf season.



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    Re: Most absurd foul ever

    Looked like it didn't matter. Not going to beat UK scoring in the 40s.



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    Re: Most absurd foul ever

    Kansas state with another foul? Who would have guessed?

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    Re: Most absurd foul ever

    Quote Originally Posted by WooClone15 View Post
    I think it's a stupid rule and shouldn't be a foul, but I can't blame the refs for calling it.
    Since the warm ups at the beginning of the game are at the end of the court where the opponent finishes the game, a player could hang on the rim and bend it out of alignment so that their opponent had a wonky basket to shoot at in the end of the game. I get the rule but I think a warning would have sufficed since it wasn't the whole team out there doing it repeatedly.



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