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CBS' Jim Nantz Getting Crushed For Comment About UNC's Academic Scandal

Jim Nantz and two coworkers at the Final Four

The CBS broadcaster brought it up, briefly, during the Final Four on Saturday night.

CBS play-by-play man Jim Nantz is getting criticized for what he said about North Carolina's academic scandal during the Tar Heels' win over Oregon in the Final Four on Saturday night.

"They’ve had to live with all of this, all the swirling innuendo with what went on there with all the academic fraud allegations,” Nantz said.

Of course, it's a little more than "swirling innuendo."

The University of North Carolina has had five broad-based charges brought against it, including the dreaded lack of institutional control for its academic scandal involving the athletic department.

Many on Twitter were quick to point this out.

As for the latest on North Carolina's scandal, the school's athletic director, Bubba Cunningham, told the Associated Press earlier this week that it "would be inappropriate to try to estimate a timeline" as to when it might end.

UNC is set to take on Gonzaga in the national title game on Monday night. The game, broadcast on CBS, will tip off at 9:20 p.m. E.T. The Tar Heels enter the contest as a 2-point favorite, according to most sportsbooks.