Ref Calling Tech On Illinois Player For Hanging On The Rim After Dunk Is Easily The Worst Call Of The NCAA Tourney


NCAA Tournament

We officially have the worst call of the NCAA tournament.

During a tight second-round game between Illinois and Houston on Sunday, a ref called a technical foul on RJ Melendez for hanging on the rim during a dunk even though it was clear Melendez swung forward to not fall and hurt himself.

Here’s what rules analyst Gene Steratore had to say about the call.

It was clear that Melendez swung forward during the dunk to not fall and hurt himself.

Fans went on to blast the refs in the game over the call.

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