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Forum: Basketball Tue Apr 12, 2022, 04:45am
Replies: 19
Views: 580
Posted By crosscountry55
Do Kings Play Chess On Fridays, Generally...

Do Kings Play Chess On Fridays, Generally Speaking?


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Forum: Basketball Sat Apr 09, 2022, 09:08pm
Replies: 19
Views: 580
Posted By crosscountry55
It strikes me that the three types of violations...

It strikes me that the three types of violations are classified on the basis of how we dispose them:

1. Opponent gets a throw-in.
2. Opponent is awarded points.
3. Opponent either gets a...
Forum: Basketball Sun Apr 03, 2022, 07:14am
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By crosscountry55
Iím pretty sure he called a throw-in violation. ...

Iím pretty sure he called a throw-in violation. As has been discussed here from time to time before, itís too bad thereís not a specific signal for that.

It was a CI. The thrower gets to...
Forum: Basketball Sat Apr 02, 2022, 01:25pm
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By crosscountry55
Care to be a little more specific when posting an...

Care to be a little more specific when posting an 18-minute video?


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Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 27, 2022, 12:43pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,048
Posted By crosscountry55
Oh good lord. Somebody please inject a...

Oh good lord.

Somebody please inject a sanctimonious rejoinder about preventing this in the first place with good dead ball officiating and letís move on.


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Forum: Basketball Sat Mar 26, 2022, 09:51pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,321
Posted By crosscountry55
Quite frankly I think this was a cop-out to avoid...

Quite frankly I think this was a cop-out to avoid a complicated lengthier explanation after an already-long delay.

Thatís because there had been possession and the IW came a second or so later.
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Forum: Basketball Sat Mar 26, 2022, 12:09pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,321
Posted By crosscountry55
Iím pretty sure they called possession, TC, and...

Iím pretty sure they called possession, TC, and POI at IW.

If it was a shot clock violation as you suggest, they would have reset the game clock to 2:41 which is where it was when the shot clock...
Forum: Basketball Sat Mar 26, 2022, 08:05am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,321
Posted By crosscountry55
Great point. I hadnít considered the team...

Great point. I hadnít considered the team control aspect. In the moment, I donít think Gene did, either, and when he said that, I stopped thinking about it.

Credit to the crew, they talked it...
Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 25, 2022, 09:32pm
Replies: 30
Views: 20,540
Posted By crosscountry55
I am not the best jump ball tosser. Watching...

I am not the best jump ball tosser. Watching Tony Padillaís toss tonight in UCLA-NC made me feel a little better about myself.


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Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 25, 2022, 09:27pm
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By crosscountry55
Not Just For IAABO Members ...

I have officiated in six states (WI, OK, RI, CA, KS, VA). With the exception of RI, which has the same IAABO affliction that CT does, I have always received my NFHS books through the state...
Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 25, 2022, 09:11pm
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By crosscountry55
Never met him but have heard similar, i.e. thatís...

Never met him but have heard similar, i.e. thatís heís one of the nicer human beings youíll ever meet. Canít help but root for him and be happy to see how quickly he recovered.

It turns out that...
Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 20, 2022, 08:54pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
Posted By crosscountry55
NCAA Hanging On Rim Technical Foul ...

Did you know that even OíConnell himself disagrees with you?

He said as much to the Illinois HC after the game. He knows he kicked it.


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Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 20, 2022, 02:56pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
Posted By crosscountry55
NCAA Hanging On Rim Technical Foul ...

Yeah thatís not good. Great official but not a great call at all.

Brian OíConnellís audition for next weekend might have just ended unsuccessfully.


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Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 20, 2022, 02:52pm
Replies: 30
Views: 20,540
Posted By crosscountry55
From an article on The Spun: ďDuring...

From an article on The Spun:

ďDuring Baylorís comeback, the refs called 13 of 14 fouls against Carolina. If these refs get another assignment in this tournament itís an absolute travesty,Ē a UNC...
Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 20, 2022, 02:25pm
Replies: 18
Views: 974
Posted By crosscountry55
Oh. Well, I guess that one didnít need a...

Oh. Well, I guess that one didnít need a monitor. Easy F2 call.

On a side note, itís a Final Four venue and the court has more lines on it than most rec gyms. Thatís a poor look, NCAA.

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Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 20, 2022, 01:07pm
Replies: 18
Views: 974
Posted By crosscountry55
Was there a monitor in the D3 semis? I...

Was there a monitor in the D3 semis?

I wonder how much more crud we could clean up at the HS level if we had such a luxury. Probably quite a bit.

Although even a monitor wasnít enough to hold...
Forum: Basketball Mon Mar 14, 2022, 08:49pm
Replies: 47
Views: 1,347
Posted By crosscountry55
Could really care less about whether it was or...

Could really care less about whether it was or was not GT.

What I do care about are:

1. If there was ever a time to sell a call by the T, this was it. Instead he waived his hand as though he...
Forum: Basketball Sat Mar 12, 2022, 04:30pm
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By crosscountry55
Maybe me. I spent three years as an Operations...

Maybe me. I spent three years as an Operations Officer on a U.S. Navy warship. Turns out Iím pretty good at spinning lots of plates without dropping many. I dare say I even kind of like such...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 09, 2022, 10:18pm
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By crosscountry55
Whatís the time limit on that request? Same as a...

Whatís the time limit on that request? Same as a CE?

Agree, Iím surprised there wasnít a review. Iím wondering if maybe it wasnít so stealthy that no one really grasped the severity until it was...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 09, 2022, 10:14pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,382
Posted By crosscountry55
Iím not sure I would love being your assigner. ...

Iím not sure I would love being your assigner.

Iím sure youíre a wonderful person, but on the court your apparent inability to find the gray between the black and white must be utterly confounding...
Forum: Basketball Sat Mar 05, 2022, 01:48pm
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By crosscountry55
My bad. I thought what was described was a Class...

My bad. I thought what was described was a Class A.


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Forum: Basketball Sat Mar 05, 2022, 11:52am
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By crosscountry55
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Yes.


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Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 04, 2022, 04:02pm
Replies: 23
Views: 549
Posted By crosscountry55
I caught myself doing that on video this year. ...

I caught myself doing that on video this year. Fixed it overnight. Looked ten times worse on video than it felt in person. I might as well have been bowing to my sensei.

I think thereís a...
Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 04, 2022, 03:14pm
Replies: 23
Views: 549
Posted By crosscountry55
Live Ball Timeout, Or Not ???

I saw that this morning. RichÖ.whatís the word up there in Wisconsin?

I didnít exactly see the coach obviously asking for timeout, and if it was the player making the request, it sure was clumsy....
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 03, 2022, 06:52pm
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By crosscountry55
Unless there was some concrete evidence of fraud...

Unless there was some concrete evidence of fraud or bias that had been uncovered during the gameÖ.

ÖThis is absolute garbage. I hope the NBRA makes a statement against this this action the same...
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