Being a winner means never having to say they cheated

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By Mike Aldridge

I’ll have to admit that as an official sometimes I take up for them just because but most of the time I don’t. Especially basketball officials because, due to the nature of the game, I believe they sometimes call inconsistently. I don’t mean one official is inconsistent but that from one to the other they call and/or look for different things. But whatever you may believe about officiating some of the remarks that I heard and read after the games Saturday were kind of sad.

I watched the West Virginia-Kentucky first half on and off a little but did watch the second half pretty closely after having watched the K-State-Butler game in its entirety.