If nothing else, Miami of Ohio Coach Darrell Hedric proved a game is never over until the last protest is settled. With the score 60-all and one second to go at Cincinnati, Bob Miller of the Bearcats sank the first of two foul shots. Miller deliberately slammed his next shot off the glass. Miami retrieved the ball and missed a full-court shot. Into the locker room went Cincinnati with an apparent 61-60 win. But Hedric successfully argued that Miller's second shot should have been ruled a dead ball because it had not touched the rim and that his Redskins should have been given the ball out of bounds. Back came the Bearcats. Miller intercepted Miami's last shot, prompting Hedric to yell. "Goaltending." He lost that protest.
No such confusion existed at Louisville, which zapped Robert Morris 104-68.
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3. INDIANA STATE (6-0)