NCAA tourney: Coaches gripe about flagrant fouls
With just over a minute left in a six-point game, Creighton's Doug McDermott was swarmed by a pair of Cincinnati defenders. Trying to escape the trap, McDermott turned and swung his elbow upward, catching the Bearcats' Shaquille Thomas in the face.
The officials called McDermott for a foul, then, in what has become a common practice during the NCAA tournament, headed over to the TV monitors to see if the elbow warranted at flagrant foul.
In their opinion, it did. McDermott received ...
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