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TBS Announcer Getting Criticized For "Back From The Dead" Line At End Of Syracuse's Win

Syracuse mounted a ridiculous comeback against Virginia Sunday night, rallying from 15 points down in the final nine minutes to steal a Final Four berth from the Cavaliers. When the buzzer sounded, TBS announcer Kevin Harlan had what was seemingly a clever tag line ready to go - making an Easter-related pun.

"Jim Boeheim and Syracuse have done it. Back from the dead on Easter Sunday!"

Well, it turns out some people aren't happy with Harlan, and think he needs to apologize. For The Win alerted us to it.

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">@Kevinharlan - terrible Easter reference. Shame on you

— TomKeith (@TomKeith)

@Kevinharlan - terrible Easter reference. Shame on you

— TomKeith (@TomKeith) March 28, 2016

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">@Kevinharlan?

— Jason M. Kates (@JasonMKates)

Really, @Kevinharlan?

— Jason M. Kates (@JasonMKates) March 28, 2016

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">@Kevinharlan I hope you are aware of the uproar over saying that about coming back from the dead on EASTER SUNDAY!!!! THAT was so WRONG!!!

— KyMyLove (@KyMyLove15)

@Kevinharlan I hope you are aware of the uproar over saying that about coming back from the dead on EASTER SUNDAY!!!! THAT was so WRONG!!!

— DorothyHouchinYokley (@KyMyLove15) March 28, 2016

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">@KevinHarlan's "back from the dead" seemed inappropriate on Easter. Stupid thing to do. Every1 screws up

— Sports Dude™ (@ImTheSportsDude)

Not a "faux outrage" kinda guy but @KevinHarlan's "back from the dead" seemed inappropriate on Easter. Stupid thing to do. Every1 screws up

— Sports Dude™ (@ImTheSportsDude) March 28, 2016

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What do you think? Was Harlan's line inappropriate? Or should everyone just calm down?