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Auburn Fans Escorted Out By Police After Loss

Tigers fans had a right to be upset with officials.

April 06, 2019 - 9:00 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP/97.1 The Ticket) -- Several members of the Auburn student section were escorted out of U.S. Bank Stadium by police after the Tigers lost to Virginia 63-62 on three foul shots by Kyle Guy in the final second of the game.

The free throws came after the Tigers had rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit, and after it appeared that the Tigers had won the game. Guy missed a 3-pointer from the corner and the buzzer sounded, and Auburn players began spilling onto the court to celebrate.

But official James Breeding had whistled a foul on the Tigers' Samir Doughty for bumping into Guy on the shot, and that gave one of Virginia's best free-throw shooters a chance to win the game.

The officials also missed an apparent double dribble just prior to the foul on Guy

The Associated Press contributed to this report.