Originally posted on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 3/1/13
The safety of players is understandably an issue when hundreds of fans rush onto the court. Last year after Indiana’s win over No.1 Kentucky, Darius Miller got trampled as the students and IU players celebrated. After the the Virginia Cavaliers 73-68 victory over No.3 Duke Thursday night, the students rushed the court. According to Laura Keeley of the Charlotte Observer, Coach K voiced his displeasure with the protection of his players and coaches during his post-game interview. #Duke coach K critical off the way UVA didn’t protect the Duke players and coaches. — Laura Keeley (@laurakeeley) March 1, 2013 #Duke coach K: “Whatever you’re doing, you need to get the team off first. Look, celebrate, have fun, obviously you won, that’s cool.” — Laura Keeley (@laurakeeley) March 1, 2013 #Duke Coach K: “Just get our team off the court. And our coaching staff before students come on.” — Laura Keeley (@laurakeeley) March 1, 2013 Coach K: “Again, congratulations to them, they should have fun, burn
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