(Eds: Updates with more details and quotes. With AP Photos.) By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer It happens seemingly every game of the NCAA tournament, most of the season, for that matter: Officials blow their whistles, huddle, then head over to the TV monitors to review a play.
Looking to see if the clock is right, a shot was a 3-pointer or if an elbow to the head warrants a flagrant foul, they watch the replays from all angles as coaches and players huddle, fans in the stands and TV wait for the action to start again.
The goal is to make sure the officials get the calls correct.
But in the process of trying to be right, they're also disrupting the rhythm of the games, dampening excitement and possibly giving some coaches the advantage of an extra timeout.
''It's bogging the game down too much, particularly with what we're actually looking for,'' said Turner/CBS analyst Steve Kerr, who will call his third straight Final Four in Atlanta this weekend.
Instant replay has been ...