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Questionable call aids Louisville win over Wichita State


Louisville had overcome a 12-point deficit against Wichita State, but a questionable call in the final 10 seconds helped seal the Cardinals' win in the Final Four and a trip to the national title game.

Luke Hancock, who was one of Louisville's heroes with 20 points, missed a free throw with 8.8 seconds left. Wichita State's Ron Baker grabbed the rebound, and Hancock clutched for the ball. After the two players wrestled for the ball, Baker passed to teammate Malcolm Armstead.

Before Armstead took possession, officials called for a held ball, which kept the ball in Louisville's possession. The call denied Wichita State a chance to take a potential game-tying three-point shot.

Here is the call on video, judge for yourself: