Found March 16, 2012 on Orange Fizz:
The Fizz warned you Syracuse’s matchup against UNC Asheville had the potential to be close. We by no means thought it would be this close. There’s only one way to recap it, a Fizz 5 observations from media row in Pittsburgh: 1. Yes, the ref’s were awful – but it cut both ways.  The officiating stunk worse than Scoop Jardine’s free throw percentage on shots in which lane violations were called. UNC Asheville coach Ed Biedenbach suggested it cost his team the game, and Bulldog players said the best team did not win. Jim Boeheim had a beautiful volley, “that’s why they invented scoreboards.” But late calls against the Bulldogs obviously hurt their chances. The two major, high-profile decisions went against UNC Asheville, but that’s not why the Bulldogs lost. And the calls weren’t as bad as many thought. The lane violation is tough. That whistle in that spot takes extraordinary onions for the referee, but it was the right call. In college, you can’t break the lane (or in J.P. Primm’s c
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