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Some NBA players were not too happy about the officiating in the Duke-Wisconsin game

Controversial officiating has been a running theme of the NCAA tournament, and there were some suspect calls during Duke’s win over Wisconsin Monday night in Indianapolis. Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan vented his frustration with officials on live television after the loss. In his interview outside the locker room just minutes after the final buzzer sounded, Ryan said that there was more contact in the national title game than any other game the Badgers played all year. “You just have to be able to handle all the hands and the checking. There was more body contact in this game than any game we’ve played all year, and I just feel sorry for my guys that all of a sudden a game was like that. I think they had a… they’re struggling with that a little bit. We missed some opportunities, they hit some tough shots, but you know — it’s just a shame that it had to be played that way.”