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This Somehow Wasn't A Strike In The Auburn-Florida NCAA Tournament Game

A couple of seemingly blown calls in NCAA Tournament games have gone viral over the past couple of days. You're probably not going to see one talked about more than the one we're about to show you, though.

Auburn and No. 1 Florida are currently playing Game 3 of their Super Regional series. The winner advances to the College World Series in Omaha. It's gone to extra innings.

The Tigers appeared to be out of the bottom of the tenth inning when their pitcher threw what appeared to be an obvious strike 3. Everyone in the stadium thought the inning was over, too. The pitcher yelled in jubilation and the catcher jumped up, pumping his fist.

The umpire, though, did not call a strike. Somehow, it was a ball.

Here's a screenshot of the call:

auburn florida strike 3 call in super regionals game on espn

Is that too low? Just on the outside?

We really have no idea.

A simple Twitter search of "Auburn strike" results in a ton of tweets like this, too:

Thankfully, Auburn's season didn't end because of the bad call. The Tigers got out of the inning one batter later.

Auburn and Florida are currently in the top of the 11th. It's tied, 2-2. The game is on ESPN.