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Bil Self upset with Big 12's officiating statement

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09:21 AM ET 03.02 | Earlier this week, the Big 12 issued a vague and cryptic statement that admitted its officials made mistakes at the end of Kansas' victory at Iowa State on Monday night. On Thursday, Kansas coach Bill Self said that statement -- or more accurately, the fact it was even released -- felt like a slight over-reach from the league office. "I really believe," Self said, "and I'm not speaking behind the Big 12 office's back or anything like that, that I think we're on the verge of crossing the line, that I think isn't good." The Big 12's statement did not specify which calls had been blown, and Self said he had been given no such insight from the league office. But among those in question: KU forced overtime after a questionable no-call on an Elijah Johnson drive to the basket.

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March 2, 2013  12:00 PM ET

Bill is spelled with two "L's" you dummies.

March 2, 2013  12:31 PM ET
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Bill is spelled with two "L's" you dummies.

and there is an L missing from Kansas' record this year too.

March 2, 2013  01:37 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

and there is an L missing from Kansas' record this year too.

Good one!

I have no problem with a "questionable no-call" if the ref is running down the court trying to get into position to see the play. Sometimes players get in the way and the ref can't really see. If the ref is making the effort then I have no problem with the "no-call"

March 2, 2013  03:23 PM ET

THE OFFICIALS BLEW IT. I DON'T CARE WHO YOU ARE. IF YOU DON'T THINK THEY DID, YOU NEED TAKE ANOTHER CLOSE LOOK. THESE GUYS ARE SUPPOSE TO BE SOME OF THE BEST. YES THEY WILL MISS CALLS, BUT THE OBVIOUS ONES THERE IS NO EXCUSE. THEY MISSED THE FOUL AND CERTAINLY MISSED THE CHARGE. THEY DIDN'T HAVE THE GUTS TO MAKE THE TOUGH CALL.

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March 2, 2013  10:46 PM ET
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THE OFFICIALS BLEW IT. I DON'T CARE WHO YOU ARE. IF YOU DON'T THINK THEY DID, YOU NEED TAKE ANOTHER CLOSE LOOK. THESE GUYS ARE SUPPOSE TO BE SOME OF THE BEST. YES THEY WILL MISS CALLS, BUT THE OBVIOUS ONES THERE IS NO EXCUSE. THEY MISSED THE FOUL AND CERTAINLY MISSED THE CHARGE. THEY DIDN'T HAVE THE GUTS TO MAKE THE TOUGH CALL.

what about all the calls missed in the first half against Kansas?

March 3, 2013  01:23 AM ET

Spilled milk, that's what.

March 3, 2013  08:13 AM ET

just dj- ok. just frustrating to see it happen. nerd 333- looks like name fits. probably don't have slightest idea what you we are talking about. read again what i said.

 
March 4, 2013  06:15 AM ET
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just dj- ok. just frustrating to see it happen. nerd 333- looks like name fits. probably don't have slightest idea what you we are talking about. read again what i said.

The font hurts my eyes.

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