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Referees thankfully go back to school to re-learn how to call block/charge plays

Anthony Davis - photo by Walter Cornett |

Anthony Davis - photo by Walter Cornett |

If you suspected charging calls had gotten out of hand in college basketball, you probably discerned by now you were not alone. ESPN analyst has been vocal on the subject. Michigan State coach told Sporting News during the season he was so weary of seeing charges called he no longer taught the play to his Spartans.  You might be surprised to learn the men's basketball rules committee also is on your side. They agree: There are too many charges being called.


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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On December 10, 1951, Bob Burrow collected 34 rebounds against Temple for the most rebounds ever in a single game by a Kentucky player.


On December 10, 1977, as top-ranked UK is defeating Kansas on “Adolph Rupp Night” in Allen Field House on Naismith Drive in Lawrence, Kansas, Rupp dies. Thousands would participate in the funeral procession in Lexington.


On December 10, 2011, Indiana's Christian Watford hits a 3-pointer at the buzzer in Assembly Hall to stun No. 1 Kentucky.  It's only the second time Indiana had beaten a top-ranked team at Assembly Hall.


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