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Re: OU Gamethread
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Example is when they have to make the block/charge call and run all the way from the baseline to center court to make the call.


Its called selling the call. It has its place. It is done at all levels. You may not notice it as much in some sports as others.

In general, you sell calls that are close or in some instances that you feel need to be emphasized.

You especially sell a call that is not clearly evident (ie. travel in a crowd of people, stepping on the line in a crowd of people. That kind of thing.)

As a person that has watched young officials get eaten up by NOT selling a call or having a strong whistle, you are looking at a selection for behavior more so than a trait of the official.

Once again, NBA officials are selected for different traits.

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Re: OU Gamethread
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Very nice Road RPI win last night.

Oklahoma has some issues they need to figure out.

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Re: OU Gamethread
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Well Huggs did take a shot at the refs. Watch the presser. First comment about why they don't have to come in and explain what they did. At the end, He questions why nobody ever fouled them and they took 10 more free throws than WV. I thought he might take a shot at them.

Enjoy;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfCetKSwZiY

He makes a good point, the refs should have a post game presser answering questions about what they called during the game.


They do. Often they have video to explain to the assigner before they even get home from the game. A couple of weeks ago I had a video on the phone from one of my assigners that said...."What's your take on this?". I was sweating bullets because I hadn't even gotten home yet. I watched the video and it wasn't even my game. I don't know if my assigner messed up or just wanted a fresh set of eyes on it.....I will just say....it was bad.

I have had to field questions about calls in my games. The thing is, these conversations are held in private but they still take place.

Once again, EVERY game officials in D-I majors are graded on their performance. Don't make the grade? You won't get any more assignments. When you realize that a game fee in a major is north of $4000 that is a pretty big fine for messing up.

I find it humorous that people on here think that officials don't answer to anyone. I assure you that they answer to their assigners. I also assure you that when the assigners get calls about officials it interrupts their day.....they don't like that. The more calls they get and the more film clips they need answers for the fewer games you get.

With that being said, if you call about EVERY officiating crew like you guys seem to want to you will end up losing credibility. If NO ONE officiates a game correctly then maybe your view of a correctly officiated game needs to be the thing that changes not ALL of the officials.

As an official there are plenty of times I would LOVE to take questions from idiots like Jay Bilas who wouldn't know a basketball rule if it crawled out of his rectum. It would be so enlightening to listen to people question officials who have no clue.....but if you make a comment to anyone from the media you will find yourself never doing a game again. While most of the coaches complain....the fact is that if they ask me a question they get an answer. They may not like the answer but they can get it. If they just want to yell at me then we don't communicate as much. But for a coach to say...."I don't know why this was called?" I call BS on most of that.


Of course a referee will NEVER EVER admit they are wrong...

Of course no one can understand the rules of basketball besides referees, how dare anyone question their calls or anything...

what a joke, referees are terrible people with HUGE egos to begin with


Where has anyone said that a ref never admits they are wrong? You can question whatever you want.

I don't think I have ever said that only referees know the rules but I assure you that I hear people constantly, on here, have no clue about the rules and opine at how bad the officiating is. What if some dumbass that never actually worked in your profession followed you around all day and complained how you didn't know what you were doing? Would you enjoy that? How valid would you think their opinions would be to how you do your job?

No. People who make stereotypes about ALL people are terrible people.

Sounds like you need to take the test and show us all how its done.


I literally could not be any worse than some of you "professionals"

#refshow

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Re: OU Gamethread
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WVeers4life wrote:
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brobison wrote:
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brobison wrote:
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helgramite wrote:
Well Huggs did take a shot at the refs. Watch the presser. First comment about why they don't have to come in and explain what they did. At the end, He questions why nobody ever fouled them and they took 10 more free throws than WV. I thought he might take a shot at them.

Enjoy;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfCetKSwZiY

He makes a good point, the refs should have a post game presser answering questions about what they called during the game.


They do. Often they have video to explain to the assigner before they even get home from the game. A couple of weeks ago I had a video on the phone from one of my assigners that said...."What's your take on this?". I was sweating bullets because I hadn't even gotten home yet. I watched the video and it wasn't even my game. I don't know if my assigner messed up or just wanted a fresh set of eyes on it.....I will just say....it was bad.

I have had to field questions about calls in my games. The thing is, these conversations are held in private but they still take place.

Once again, EVERY game officials in D-I majors are graded on their performance. Don't make the grade? You won't get any more assignments. When you realize that a game fee in a major is north of $4000 that is a pretty big fine for messing up.

I find it humorous that people on here think that officials don't answer to anyone. I assure you that they answer to their assigners. I also assure you that when the assigners get calls about officials it interrupts their day.....they don't like that. The more calls they get and the more film clips they need answers for the fewer games you get.

With that being said, if you call about EVERY officiating crew like you guys seem to want to you will end up losing credibility. If NO ONE officiates a game correctly then maybe your view of a correctly officiated game needs to be the thing that changes not ALL of the officials.

As an official there are plenty of times I would LOVE to take questions from idiots like Jay Bilas who wouldn't know a basketball rule if it crawled out of his rectum. It would be so enlightening to listen to people question officials who have no clue.....but if you make a comment to anyone from the media you will find yourself never doing a game again. While most of the coaches complain....the fact is that if they ask me a question they get an answer. They may not like the answer but they can get it. If they just want to yell at me then we don't communicate as much. But for a coach to say...."I don't know why this was called?" I call BS on most of that.


Of course a referee will NEVER EVER admit they are wrong...

Of course no one can understand the rules of basketball besides referees, how dare anyone question their calls or anything...

what a joke, referees are terrible people with HUGE egos to begin with


Where has anyone said that a ref never admits they are wrong? You can question whatever you want.

I don't think I have ever said that only referees know the rules but I assure you that I hear people constantly, on here, have no clue about the rules and opine at how bad the officiating is. What if some dumbass that never actually worked in your profession followed you around all day and complained how you didn't know what you were doing? Would you enjoy that? How valid would you think their opinions would be to how you do your job?

No. People who make stereotypes about ALL people are terrible people.

Sounds like you need to take the test and show us all how its done.


I literally could not be any worse than some of you "professionals"

#refshow


Don't sell yourself short. I have watched a lot of people with no training officiate little kids games. They suck A LOT.

That is one of the reasons that, in PA, travel level basketball requires certified officials.

Posted on: 2/6 2:43 pm
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I tried to ref a basketball game once for law school intramurals. It was brutal. I was awful. I can ref soccer games no problem, but I never want to try to ref another basketball game. It is next to impossible.

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Re: OU Gamethread
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Eers88 wrote:
I tried to ref a basketball game once for law school intramurals. It was brutal. I was awful. I can ref soccer games no problem, but I never want to try to ref another basketball game. It is next to impossible.


Same here.

Posted on: 2/6 4:45 pm
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Re: OU Gamethread
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I once umpired (behind the plate) my son’s 13 year old little league game. The real ump was sick and couldn’t make it, and I was stupid enough to volunteer. I was utterly the worst ump that ever lived. It was hot as hell out and my glasses kept sliding around and getting wet with sweat under the mask. I couldn’t see a damn thing much less 80 MPH fast balls those kids could throw. I kept forgetting to hit the balls and strikes clicker so the guy keeping score had to yell out the correct count several times. Both fan bases were screaming at me cause my calls were all over the place.by the the fifth inning I’d had enough, so I decided anything remotely close was a strike so I could get the hell out of there. I was lucky to make it out of there alive! Seriously though I don’t blame everyone for being upset because i was terrible. I can say this: calling balls and strikes is not easy! I can only imagine how hard it is to call a b-ball game.

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Re: OU Gamethread
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Man, you oughta hear the fanbase fighting amongst themselves over at "Landthieves" after the the game Monday night. Highly entertaining. Couldn't have happened to a more deserving fanbase.

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