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Fans Are Furious With Foul Call Late In Duke-Virginia Tech

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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 29: Zion Williamson #1 of the Duke Blue Devils looks on against the Virginia Tech Hokies during the first half in the East Regional game of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Capital One Arena on March 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Fans are furious with a foul call late in tonight's Sweet 16 game between No. 1 seed Duke and No. 4 seed Virginia Tech.

Duke's star freshman, Zion Williamson, had somewhat of a collision with Virginia Tech's Ahmed Hill with a little more than four minutes to go.

Williamson appeared to hook Hill with his arm while attempting to drive to the basket. Contact was made, with Williamson's arm hitting Hill in the head.

The collision was accidental, it seemed, but the whistle was still blown.

Somehow, the foul was called on Virginia Tech's Hill, and not Duke's Williamson.

Here's the play:

Fans aren't happy.

"SOMEHOW THIS IS A FOUL ON THE VA TECH PLAYER NOT ZION?! I’m done watching this joke of a tournament," one fan tweeted.

"If Zion violently hits your face, then that is a foul for not respecting Zion's personal space," another tweeted.

"If your mere mortal head contacts Zion’s elbow, that’s a foul on you. SMH," another said.

The foul call was a big one, as Duke regained possession and promptly hit a 3-pointer to extend its lead, going up 7 points.

Duke and Virginia Tech are finishing up on CBS.