Thursday, February 4, 2010

Game 50 - North Carolina @ Virginia Tech - Feb. 4, 2010

Game - North Carolina @ Virginia Tech; Thursday, February 4, 2010

Line - Virginia Tech -4

Result - Virginia Tech wins 74-70. A push against the spread

Tony Greene popped up in Blacksburg, VA, to work his 50th Division 1 college basketball game of this season. The collapsing North Carolina Tar Heels were a 4-point underdog to the homestanding Virginia Tech Hokies when Tony Greene threw up the ball for the opening tip.

When a game ends EXACTLY on the spread, there really isn't any argument you can make that the officials are "on the take." Tonight's game was a great game, and kind of fun to see Virginia Tech beat UNC.

By the way, it was a 4-point game with less than 20 seconds to go when a UNC 3-pointer went in and out. And it was a 7-point game until UNC nailed a meaningless three at the buzzer.

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