The groups have been tied with lower than two seconds to play when Tigers guard Skylar Mays attacked the paint and tried a layup. The shot bounced off the rim, however ahead Kavell Bigby-Williams tapped the ball by means of the basket as time expired.
LSU DOWNS KENTUCKY AT THE BUZZER IN RUPP 🚨pic.twitter.com/oLgbwk031G
— NCAA March Insanity (@marchmadness) February 13, 2019
The officers reviewed the play and decided Bigby-Williams’ launched the ball earlier than time expired, giving LSU a 73-71 victory.
Bigby-Williams, nevertheless, appeared to the touch the ball whereas it was nonetheless within the cylinder. However, basket interference isn’t a name that may be reviewed through replay.
The ball is clearly throughout the cylinder when it’s touched. Ought to have been goaltending. However @SethOnHoops says they will’t evaluate that… so it was missed by officers in actual time. Nice win for LSU, however sport must be in OT. pic.twitter.com/foW5HFzWCL
— Dari Nowkhah (@ESPNDari) February 13, 2019
Kentucky ahead EJ Montgomery additionally could have put his hand by means of the web on Mays’ preliminary shot.
Everyone seems to be speaking in regards to the tip-in, however this was a fairly clear goaltend by E.J. Montgomery on the preliminary shot. The refs missed the decision in opposition to Kavell Bigby-Williams, however that tip-in should not have mattered if they’d seen Montgomery’s hand undergo the rim. pic.twitter.com/AJwTWrs2s2
— Rob Dauster (@RobDauster) February 13, 2019
Kentucky ahead PJ Washington tallied a game-high 20 factors, together with 9 rebounds, within the dropping effort. LSU star Tremont Waters had 15 factors however shot simply three of 13 from the sector.
The loss snapped Kentucky’s 10-game profitable streak and dropped it to 20-4 (9-2 SEC) this season. LSU improved to 20-4 (10-1 SEC).