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Officiating Controversy Late In Duke-UCF At NCAA Tournament

video of the duke ucf play on cbs

We have an officiating controversy late in the No. 1 Duke-No. 9 UCF game in the second round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament this evening.

The Knights took a four-point lead on a dunk by Tacko Fall with a little more than a minute to play in the second round tonight.

The dunk came after UCF nearly had a shot-clock violation.

UCF put up a shot with a little more than a second left on the shot clock, but it was unclear if the ball hit the rim.

The referees didn't call the shot clock violation live, so the game played on, and UCF got its dunk.

Then, we went to replay, and while one angle appeared to show the ball not hitting the rim, other angles were less clear.

In the end, the officials decided there was no conclusive evidence. So, the basket stood.

Here's the play:

What do you think? Did it hit the rim or not?

Duke and UCF are finishing up on CBS.