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  1. Friday’s most important rule changes only matter if refs actually enforce them

    May 18, 2015, 3:09 PM EDT

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    If the refs won’t change the way they enforce rules defensively, none of these rule changes will matter.

  2. Atlantic Coast Conference parts ways with controversial official Karl Hess

    Jan 9, 2015, 7:51 PM EDT

    Pittsburgh v Maryland

    Karl Hess had called games in the ACC since 1995, a tenure that included nine ACC tournament title games.

  3. Phil Martelli is not happy with Jamie Luckie

    Mar 6, 2014, 11:14 AM EDT

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    Last night, St. Joseph’s lost a game at George Washington that could have cemented a bye in the first round of the Atlantic 10 tournament and made their Selection Sunday much less stressful. Instead, the Hawks lost, in large part due to the 24 free throws that the Colonials shot in the second half. Phil…

  4. ACC admits officiating error in Maryland’s loss to Duke

    Feb 17, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

    Maryland v Duke

    The ACC has acknowledged an officiating error during the second half of No. 8 Duke’s 69-67 win over Maryland on Saturday. An ACC official provided the Washington Post with a statement saying that Duke was incorrectly given possession after back-to-back held balls. The first came with 16:58 left in the game, which correctly gave the…

  5. Mike Kitts taking over as MAAC coordinator of officials in 2014

    Jun 5, 2013, 5:50 PM EDT

    John Calipari, Mike Kitts

    Mike Kitts’ 31st season as a college basketball official will be his last in an on-court capacity, as the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference announced on Wednesday that he will be the league’s coordinator of men’s basketball officials beginning with the 2014-15 season. Kitts will move into the role vacated by mentor Brad Tracy, who is…