Mike Cagley's Hail Marys and Heat Checks - Revenge of the Ref

Mike Cagley IlliniGuys.com

Has anyone ever heard a disparaging word about college basketball referees or their competence? Ever uttered something derisive yourself? As anyone who knows me realizes, I’ll have to take the 5th on this question.

Being an NCAA referee is most certainly one of the most challenging jobs known to modern man. Every call is digitally recorded for posterity. Analysis of calls is endless. However, the knowledge of the rulebook amongst analysts seems to be very limited.

Fans with biases – many who refuse to admit they have said biases - jump up and yell in . . .

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IlliniGuys Sports Spectacular - Sept 24 Weekend - 2nd Hour

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I on the Illini - Virginia Postgame Breakdown (S1,Ep49)

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