This call changed the game.
South Carolina caught a lucky break when the refs missed a call near the end of the Gamecocks' Elite Eight win against Florida this afternoon. Up by two with less than a minute on the clock, South Carolina used a long pass to inbound the ball.
Duane Notice ran the length of the floor to catch the ball, but noticeably took too many steps without dribbling the ball -- but the refs didn't call a travel.
Notice clearly takes four steps after catching the ball, which should result in a travel, and change of possession. The would give Florida the ball with just over 50 seconds remaining in the game.
The Gators eventually fouled, and Notice went to the free throw line.
The end result?
The Gamecocks came back from a halftime deficit to stun Florida with a 77-70 win and a trip to the Final Four for the first time in program history.
South Carolina will face Gonzaga in a national semifinal contest on Saturday.